Iranians participating in Earth Hour 2014 throughout Iran

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held worldwide annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the last Saturday in March, as a symbol for their commitment to the planet



Mary Apick – awarded Iranian actress, writer, and producer
Mary Apick (in Persian: مری آپیک; born in 1954) is an Iranian actress, writer, and producer. She won the award for Best Actress at the 10th Moscow International Film Festival for her role in the 1977 film Dead EndHer other notable works as actress:


Statues of 4 Iranian scientists, astronomer, physicist at the UN office in Vienna Austria

Photo: ‎در مقابل ساختمان سازمان ملل در کشور اتریش شهر وین ، تندیس چهار ستاره شناس پزشک و عالم بزرگ تاریخ را ساخته اند ...    1- ابو علی سینا( ابوعلی حسین بن عبدالله بن سینا، مشهور به ابوعلی سینا و ابن سینا و پور سینای بلخی (زادهٔ ۳۵۹ ه. ش در بخارا -درگذشتهٔ ۲ تیر ۴۱۶ در همدان، ۹۸۰-۱۰۳۷ میلادی) فیلسوف و دانشمند ایرانی ، نویسنده کتاب شفا یک دانشنامه علمی و فلسفی جامع است و القانون فی الطب یکی از معروف‌ترین آثار تاریخ پزشکی است    2- ابوریحان البیرونی ( ابوریحان محمد بن احمد بیرونی<br /><br /><br />  زادهٔ ۱۴ شهریور ۳۵۲، کاث، خوارزم -<br /><br /><br />  درگذشتهٔ ۲۲ آذر ۴۲۷، غزنین) ، دانشمند بزرگ و ریاضی‌دان، ستاره‌شناس، تقویم‌شناس، انسان‌شناس، هندشناس و تاریخ‌نگار بزرگ ایرانی در سده چهارم و پنجم هجری است. بیرونی را بزرگ‌ترین دانشمند مسلمان و یکی از بزرگ‌ترین دانشمندان ایرانی و همه اعصار می‌دانند. همین‌طور او را پدر علم انسان‌شناسی و هندشناسی می‌دانند.    3- حکیم خیام نیشاپوری (نام کامل: غیاث‌الدین ابوالفتح عُمَر بن ابراهیم خیام نیشابوری - زادهٔ ۲۸ اردیبهشت ۴۲۷ خورشیدی در نیشابور - درگذشته ۱۲ آذر ۵۱۰ خورشیدی در نیشابور) فیلسوف،<br /><br /><br />  ریاضی‌دان، ستاره‌شناس و رباعی سرای ایرانی<br /><br /><br />  در دورهٔ سلجوقی    4- زکریای رازی ( ابوبکر محمّد زَکَریای رازی ۲۵۱ ه.ق. – ۳۱۳ ه.ق.) پزشک، فیلسوف و شیمی‌دان ایرانی که آثار ماندگاری در زمینهٔ پزشکی و شیمی و فلسفه نوشته است و به‌عنوان کاشف الکل و جوهر گوگرد (اسید سولفوریک) مشهور است.    اين چهار دانشمند در زير چهار طاقی بزرگ ايران تربيت يافتند و دانش خويش را به چهار سوی جهان پراکنده اند، که يادآور مشارکت مردم ايران در دانش و علوم نوع بشر می باشد. جالب است بدانید معماری این طاق همانطور که مشاهده می شود همانند معماری پارسه بنا شده است.‎
Statues of 4 Iranian Scientists,Astronomer,Physisian opposit the Building of UN office in Wien Austria
Ibn Sina, Avicenna, was a Persian who wrote almost 450 works on a wide range of subjects, of which around 240 have survived. In particular, 150 of his surviving works concentrate on philosophy and 40 of them concentrate on medicine. His most famous works are The Book of Healing, a vast philosophical and scientific encyclopedia, and The Canon of Medicine,[8] which was a standard medical text at many medieval universities.


Abu reyhan Biruni,
(born 4/5 September 973 in Kath, Khwarezm,] died 13 December 1048 in Ghazni)was a PersianKhwarezmian Muslim scholar and polymath from the Khwarezm region.Al-Biruni is regarded as one of the greatest scholars of the medieval Islamic era and was well versed in physics, mathematics, astronomy, and natural sciences

Umar Khayyam Nishaburi,
(18 May 1048 – 4 December 1131; Persian‎,  was a Persian polymath, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music

Muhammad ibn Zakariyā Rāzī(Persian(854 CE – 925 CE), was a Persian,polymath, physician, alchemist and chemist, philosopher and important figure in the history of medicine and as the discoverer of alcohol and vitriol (sulfuric acid) is well known.[

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Female Pianist Dena Taherianfar awarded with the Bita Prize

Stanford, California – In a ceremony held at Stanford University last Wednesday evening, March 12, 2014, global philanthropist and humanitarian Bita Daryabari awarded the First Annual Bita Prize for Young Persian Artists to acclaimed seventeen-year-old concert pianist Dena Taherianfar.

About Dena Taherianfar
Dena was born in Tehran, in November of 1996. She began taking lessons in piano when she was six years old. Her first teacher was Mrs. Shohreh J. Ghajar. Dena gave her debut concert in the renowned Roudaki Concert Hall of Tehran in 2008. At her teacher’s suggestion, Dena eventually moved to Vienna with her Mother (her father still in Iran) where she began to study piano with Prof. Stanislaw Tichonow at the Joseph Haydn Conservatory. She has won numerous national and international prizes. She performed at the Gala Concert in the House of “Music House” in Vienna and won two first prizes in the Austrian Youth Competitions “Prima La Musica.” She has also won first prizes in the International Competition “Concours Flame 2011” in Paris, “Valsesia Musica 2012” in Italy, and the “21st Century Art 2013” in Vienna.

Vahid Shamsaei – futsal’s top international goalscorer of all time.


Vahid Shamsaei (Persian: وحید شمسايی ‎, born 21 September 1975 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian futsal player who is futsal‘s top international goalscorer of all time.


Vahid Shamsaei

Vahid Shamsaei

He is the leading goalscorer for the national team, the seven time Top Goalscorer of the Asian Futsal Championship.[4]

On 19 May 2007 after scoring 1 goal against Japan in Iran’s 4–1 victory in the final of the 2007 AFC Futsal Championship, he scored his 316th national goal. He is officially the world’s Top Futsal Goalscorer with 14 goals ahead of Manoel Tobias of Brazil national futsal team, the previous holder of the title with 302 goals.





  • Best player:
    • AFC Futsal Player of the Year: 2007 [5] – 2008
    • MVP AFC Futsal Championship:1999-2000- 2005 – 2007 – 2008
    • MVP AFC Futsal Club Championship: 2010[6]
    • MVP Futsal Confederations Cup : 2009
    • International special award (2007–08) shared with Ali Daei (Iran Football Federation Award)
    • Best futsal player of the iran (2007–08)