Iran has launched its first official matchmaking website to try to encourage more young people to marry.
Nearly half of all Iranians from 18 to 35 are unmarried, around 11 million people but the Tebyan Cultural and Information Center, a government affiliated organisation has launched a website, to combat the rising trend among Iranian youth to marry later or even forego marriage completely.“The median marriage age in the capital Tehran has already reached 30 for men and 28 for women.
An Apadana stairway relief features Syrian tribute bearers at Persepolis, the ancient capital of the Persian empire, as photographed during the 1933 excavation season in Iran.
The title is a reference to the ancient capital of the Persian Empire, Persepolis.
It may be the closest thing to Tinder in Iran but young people in the West would find the restrictions suffocating.
In Iran, dating is frowned upon by traditional and religious families and forbidden by the state, so finding the person to share one’s life with can be tricky.
Although the film emulates Satrapi's visual style of high-contrast inking, a present-day frame story is rendered in color.
In the United States, Persepolis was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2007 Academy Awards.