Persian calligraphy is the aesthetic inscribing accompanied by creating beauty. A calligrapher is someone who endeavors to create a beauty with artistic values in addition to inscribing the body of a text. This art is categorized as a visual art and despite its presence almost in all cultures, it shines […]
It is common nowadays to leave behind the comfort of your home country and study in another country, just to gain some extra juicy knowledge. But is it actually a good idea to be an international student and study in Iran? That is what I want to find out. In […]
Fourteen years ago, Hans Jokisch from Germany started learning Farsi. Today he is fluent in it and in this episode, he shares some of the tips and tricks in progressing in this challenging but beautiful language. Hans is a close friend although I know him only for four years. This […]
Maestro Morteza Ghanbarnasab Behbahani is an Iranian Ney and Ney-Anban player and a lead performer in “Chavoosh Behbahan” ensemble. He played Ney since he was 17 and has partnered with many renowned artists, and made various recordings hereunto. In this episode I had the honor to speak with him and […]
Hamed Zamanian is a great Persian Tar player. He is the lead player in “Chavoosh Behbahan” and “Kish e Mehr” ensembles. In this episode, I talked to Hamed about his experience in playing Tar; where and how he started and how can other people learn playing it as well. We […]
Today if you’re a native English speaker and you want to learn another language, you will easily find many sources available online. Videos, apps, podcasts, programs, newsletters, etc. Many companies produced valuable products which are easy to follow and in most cases they do really make the whole process of […]
Marcel Bassirian is a globally renowned Iranian American lecturer. He has well studied and educated the Persian literature over the years. He currently travels to different countries throughout the world to share the thoughts and beliefs of Rumi in both Persian and English languages. His aim is to distribute the […]
The proper use of parentheses, brackets, arrow mark and forward-slash (momayyez) in Persian language is discussed in this episode. This episode is spoken entirely in Farsi.
The proper use of exclamation mark, dash, asterisk and triple points in Persian language is discussed in this episode. This episode is spoken entirely in Persian.
Correct use of punctuation marks is important in any language when it comes to writing a good script. The correct use of period, comma, question mark, quotation mark, semicolon and colon in Persian language is discussed in this episode. This episode is spoken entirely in Persian and the rest of […]
Sixteen traits to note when writing a good script was discussed in Farsi on this episode. Features that any good Persian script must possess to have the best impact on the readers mind.
Reza Nayebi is a producer in Press TV. He creates modern style videos to introduce modern Iran to the world. Reza is also a top Iranian food critic. He is knows as his pseudonym Mr. Eater in the food business. In this episode, I’m talking to Reza about his experiences […]
Excellency Mr. Harri Kämäräinen Ambassador of Finland to Iran lives in Tehran about 4 years now. He sometimes commute to his work using subway. In this episode I’m talking to him about his life experience in Tehran as a European and as Finnish person. This episode was spoken mostly in […]
In the 21st of August of 2016, I had the pleasure to have some coffee and chat with Mr. Waqar Rizvi and his wife Ms. Kaneez Fatima. Waqar and his wife are news anchors at Press TV which is Iran’s television network based in Tehran and broadcasting in English. They’re […]
This is an Introduction to Persian Podcast in English language, for those of you who don’t speak or understand Farsi (but you’ve started it already, I hope). In this episode I’m talking about the conceiving of this podcast and also a little about myself so you can get to know […]
In this episode, I am talking to Lou Don from wulumuchi county in Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region in northwest China. He is 23 years old and he came to Iran in center of Persian language learning in Ferdowsi university of Mashhad to learn Persian language. Lou has been in Iran […]
In this episode, I’m talking to Ms. Zeinab Safayi. She is a student of Persian literatur at Ferdowsi university of Mashhad. She is blind sighted but she’s managed to intelligently develop her other senses. We talked about variety of subject here including facilities for the blind or visually impaired students, […]
In this episode, I interviewed a student in Persian literature. Ms. Maryam Hoseini, 4th year student of Persian literature at university of Ferdowsi in Mashhad joined me on this podcast. We talked about variety of subjects including her favorite poet Rumi. در این قسمت من با خانم مریم حسینی دانشجوی […]
In this episode I’m talking about four major categories of tourism attractions in the city of Mashhad. Mashhad is Iran’s number 1 when it comes to religious attractions. But it’s not all. Mashhad is also important from other tourism aspects as well which I’ve briefly covered here. This entire episode […]
Persian language is used in formal and informal or conversational forms. In this episode I talked about difference between conversational and written Farsi. This episode was recorded almost right after I arrived to Iran after quite a while, so I felt like talking to you about my impressions about city […]