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CULTURAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL CENTERS CREATED UPON THE INITIATIVE Of H.I.M. FARAH PAHLAVI

  1. The Negarestan Museum of Qajar Dynasty Arts. 1975
  2. The Carpet Museum of Tehran.
  3. The Tehran Museum of Ancient Ceramics and Glassworks.
  4. The Reza Abbassi Museum of post and pre-Islamic art works.
  5. The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts.
  6. The Khorram Abad Museum of Ancient Luristan Bronzes.
  7. The Cultural Center of Niavaran.
  8. The Cultural Center of Baghe-Ferdows.
  9. The Marmar Palace Cultural Center.

Other projects were about to be created: The Museum of Persian Handicrafts at an ancient fortress in Shiraz, a museum of modern arts also in Shiraz designed by Alvar Alto and a museum of sciences in Tehran.

EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ARTISTIC AND CULTURAL ASSOCIATIONS UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF H.I.M FARAH PAHLAVI SHAHBANOU OF IRAN

  1. The Center of Intellectual Development of Young Children and Adolescents.
  2. The National Organization for the Protection of Children.
  3. The Reza Pahlavi School for the Blinds.
  4. The Organization for the Protection of Mothers and Babies.
  5. The Iranian Society for Assistance to the Lepers.
  6. The Society for Assistance to the Victims of Burns.
  7. The National Society for the Fight against Cancer.
  8. The Medical Congress of Tehran.
  9. The National Organization for Blood Transfusion.
  10. The Farah University.
  11. The Rural Research Institute.
  12. The Academy of Sciences.
  13. The Touss Festival (epic traditional arts).
  14. The Isfahan Festival (popular art).
  15. The Iran Cultural Foundation.
  16. The Shiraz/Persepolis Festival of Arts.
  17. The Tehran Philharmonic Society.
  18. The Imperial Society of Philosophy.
  19. The Shahbanou Farah Cultural Society.
  20. The High Council of Scientific Research.
  21. The High Council of Social Betterment.
  22. The High Council of Health.
  23. The High Council for Architecture and Urban Development.
  24. The High Council of Tourism.
  25. The High Council of Education.

(The High Councils were created in order to improve coordination between the Government and different non-governmental institutions.) The Queen was also Commissary of Iranian scouts and presided over different sporting associations.)

OFFICIAL VISITS AND TRAVELS OF H.I.M. FARAH PAHLAVI

  1. 1960 (February) - Pakistan
  2. 1961 (May)- Norway.
  3. 1961 (October) -France.
  4. 1961 (April) - The United States of America.
  5. 1964 (June) - The United States of America.
  6. 1965 (March) - The United Kingdom.
  7. 1965 (May) - Brazil, Argentina and Canada.
  8. 1965 (July) - The USSR
  9. 1966 (September) - Bulgaria, Hungary and Poland.
  10. 1967 (March) - Pakistan, Czechoslovakia and the Federal Republic of Germany.
  11. 1967 (June) - Turkey and France.
  12. 1967 (January) - Thailand and Malaysia.
  13. 1968 (June) - Ethiopia.
  14. 1968 (September) - The USSR
  15. 1969 (January) - India.
  16. 1969 (April) - Tunisia.
  17. 1970 (June) - Finland.
  18. 1970 (December) - The USSR
  19. 1970 (July) - Romania.
  20. 1971 (June) - Canada.
  21. 1972 (October) - The USSR
  22. 1972 (October) - Yugoslavia, Romania and Poland.
  23. 1973 (July) - The United Kingdom.
  24. 1973 (July) - The United States of America.
  25. 1973 (October) - The Popular Republic of China (alone).
  26. 1973 (October) - France.
  27. 1974 (September) - Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and India
  28. 1975 (January) -Egypt and Jordan.
  29. 1975 (May) - Venezuela, Mexico and the United States of America.
  30. 1975 (May) - Jordan.
  31. 1976 (January) - The United States of America.
  32. 1976 (February) - Spain and Senegal.
  33. 1976 (March) - Pakistan.
  34. 1976 (April) - Pakistan.
  35. 1976 (April) - The United Kingdom and the U.S.A.
  36. 1977 The USA and France.
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