Two Iranian children have been honored by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum for their entries in the museum’s 30th Children’s Peace Drawing Competition.
Fifteen year old Seyede Saba Mostafavifrom Karaj won the excellence prize in the overseas category and eleven year old Tahereh Mohammad Hosseinifrom Chalouswon the Award of Honor.
The 14th issue of the INMP (International Network of Museums for Peace) Newsletter (March 2016) is published and is now available on the following link.
In this issue of the newsletter, you can find reports and news from the peace museums around the world as well as useful information about the new peace related publications and exhibitions.
28th of March 1988 started as an ordinary day for Halabja, but the events of this day, changed its history for ever.
On 28th of March 1988, around noon time, Saddam Hussein targeted the Kurdish city of Halabja with chemical weapons.
In this attack a cocktail of nerve agents and mustard gas was used and almost 5000 people were killed immediately as a result.
On Wednesday 9th March 2016 the Tehran Peace Museum in collaboration with the Bulgarian Embassy, and Hadis Educational Centre for Children, help the opening of their joint project of a peace drawing exhibition of Bulgarian and Iranian children’s art works in the Art for Peace Gallery of the Tehran Peace Museum.
On Tuesday 16 February 2016, a group of cast and crew of the recently praised film, "Life+1 Day", visited the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM).
In this visit, the artists and filmmakers have learned more on the subjects such as the first and second world wars, as well as the chemical attack against Iranians during the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988). They also have met the chemical weapons survivors who work as the volunteer guides and narrators of the TPM.
The "Life +1 Day" has won 9 crystal Simorghs in the 34th Fajr International Film Festival, February 2016 and this record was the first time to achieved in this festival's history.
On 13-15 February 2016 the Tehran Peace Museum in collaboration with the Hadis Educational Centre for Children, held to their seventh joint project of a peace drawing exhibition of Iranian children’s art works.
The “Peace means…” exhibition took place in the Gallery No. 4 of Tehran’s Andisheh Cultural Center and has been widely seen by spectators from different groups of people such as children and their family members, members and active volunteers of Tehran Peace Museum, Dr. Shizuko Tsuya and her colleagues from “MOCT”, the Japanese NPO based in Hiroshima; as well as Dr. Will Parks, United Nations Children’s Fund (unicef) Representative in Iran.
The Tehran Peace Museum in collaboration with the Hadis Educational Centre for Children, would like to invite you to their seventh joint project of a peace drawing exhibition of Iranian children’s art works.
The “Peace means…” exhibition will take place on 13-15 February 2016 in the Gallery No. 4 of Tehran’s Andisheh Cultural Centre, Andisheh Park, Shariati Street in Tehran.
The Peace Counts workshop was held in the Tehran Peace Museum on February 2nd, 2016. 15 participants from 6 member organization of the Council for Promoting the Culture of Peace for Children were present in this workshop.