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Health Week Specials Menu

salamat2 Gerishna: This year’s slogan for “Health Week”, from 21st to 27th of April, was “Food Safety, from the farm to the table”. However, most of the special programs of the health network of Gerash, on top of which stands the College of Medical Sciences, were not directly related to this slogan. The week began in Tuesday morning, April 21st, with a symbolic gesture: ringing a “health chime” in an elementary school and entertaining the...

Fifth Quran Olympiad Is Held in Gerash

Olampiyad Gerishna: The Fifth Quran and Itrat (The Prophet’s Kinship) Olympiad, which is a competition for students of the Quranic Sciences Colleges all around Iran, was inaugurated on Tuesday, April 21st, in Gerash. The Olympiad will be closed tomorrow, on Friday, April 24th, in the amphitheater of Gerash College of Medicine. Dr. Nejati, dean of the Quranic Sciences College of Gerash, and the first speaker in the inauguration ceremony, welcomed...

Invitation to Gulistan and Bustan in Sa’di’s Day

SaadiShirazi Gerishna: April 21st is called “Sa’di’s Day” in Iranian calendar to celebrate the grandeur of one of the pillars of Persian literature from the 13th century A.D. Abū-Muhammad Muslih al-Dīn bin Abdallāh Shīrāzī, better known in Iran as Sa’di Shirazi has a role comparable to Shakespeare in English literature, since he shaped the Persian language through his verse and prose. Two of his masterpieces of didactic literature, Gulistan...

Batman Searchlights on Kalat

IMG_1707 Gerishna: “When time comes, when dire times come, you uncover the searchlight on Kalat, and the Dark Night comes to save Gotham, AKA Gerash!” Either this, or you are reminded of World War II movies by the searchlights on Kalat! There is a symbolic side to everything you do to make a city more beautiful. Look at these pictures of the two powerful searchlights that were installed on Kalat last week, seen from a 5 kilometers distance. Are we...

Life Flows again in Alipour’s Old House

13940103 (1) Gerishna: Small vases sitting harmoniously around the palm tree in the middle of the old house; A traditional “winter room” decorated as a wedding chamber; Traditional furniture in a room with 5 doors; Amazing photos of the monuments and landscapes of Gerash displayed in the rooms of the second floor; Men taking pictures in traditional costumes; Men and women saying their prayers in one of the terraces; The lonely palm tree in the middle of...

۱۱th Kal Short Film Festival Turns toward Cultural Heritage

13931220 Kal (8) Gerishna: “Having a local outlook and using our cultural heritage is the best route to globalization,” said Mr. Hormozi, the spokesperson of the City Council of Gerash in the inauguration ceremony of 11th Kal Short Film Festival. It was an apt remark for a festival whose turn toward cultural heritage this year was evident from the beginning. There was even a tour of Gerash cultural sites in the festival schedule, guided by ICOMOS Society of...

Sadegh Rahmani Became Director of Culture Radio

Sadegh Rahmani Gerishna: Sadegh Rahmani, the nationally acclaimed poet and journalist, was appointed the director of Culture Radio (Radio Farhang), the second most-heard radio in Iran. Mr. Rahmani was born in Gerash 49 years ago, and still has a great influence on the cultural and literary activities of Gerash, especially from the position of Managing Director of Haft Berkeh Cultural Institute. Rahmani has worked in Culture Radio for 15 years, and was the...

Kal Film Festival to Focus on Cultural Heritage

Kal11 Farakhan Gerishna: Kal Short Film Festival of Gerash has a new agenda for its 11th year: focusing more and more on films related to cultural heritage. The festival committee states its intention explicitly in the Call for Films of the festival: they want to introduce Kal Festival as a specialized festival in cultural heritage in the following years. The committee has increased the number of awards in this category too. Kal Festival still retains its...

Khar-Tapaloo, a Gerashi Name for a Global Game

Khar-Tapaloo-Raygan Gerishna: Is it probable that a traditional local game like “Khar-tapaloo” be such a universal game, played from the east to the west of the globe? Mobile social networks like Instagram turn out to give amazing answers. Khat-tapaloo is a two-team game in which a team forms a chain at a wall, and then the opposing team tries to break the chain by jumping over them. Last week, Saeed Raygan’s photo of some children playing “Khar-tapaloo”...

Artistic Promises

BehzadMoridi Gerishna: Gerash has an out-of-work cinema, a number of theatrical groups without a proper place to practice and perform, and a plentitude of artists who cannot find a proper gallery to exhibit their art. A glimmer of hope, however, appeared last week, when in two short visits of Gerash, the Director General of Culture and Islamic Guidance Office of Fars made some promises: to build a theater in the form of a black box and also an art gallery,...