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New position for Iqbal Aflaki

Iqbal Aflaki , leader and co-leader of Iranian National Expeditions to Himalaya in 2003 and 2005 was selected as the head of Sport Climbing Committee of IMF.
Aflaki was in charge of this committee from 1995 to 2002. Since then he designated as the head of Expedition Committee of IRAN Mountaineering Federation.
Two days ago , Sadegh Aghajani head of IMF appointed him to his new position in Sport Climbing Committee of IMF.

IMZ News Department
December 20, 2005
Source : www.iranmountfed.com

Seminar on Mountain Medicine - Winter course

Medical Committee of IMF is going to held a mountain medicine seminar on January 2006 .
The seminar will be held in Ramsar at northern slopes of Mount Samamous , where practical aspects of winter alpinism is taught as well as theoretical subjects .
Medical Center of Iran Olympic Academy , Division of Sports Medicine at the University of Tehran , Sports Medicine Federation and Medical Committee of Iran Mountaineering Federation will support the seminar.

IMZ News Department
December , 2005
Source : www.iranmountfed.com

Announcing the shots of second IMZ photo exhibition

Ahmad Vokhshoori Selected shots by visitors of second IMZ mountain photo exhibition were praised at the the end of mountain photography session on December 12.
"Life after Death" by Oshin D. Zakarian in Mountain landscapes , "Dignity" by Babak Bahraminejad in Mountain sports and "Beauty and unkindness" by Hussein Nazar in Living in the mountains as the selected shots by visitors of exhibition were praised and gifted.
During the session , Ahmad Vokhshoori , veteran photographer lectured on mountain photography and 150 shots from 33 photographers were shown in a slide show on mountains of Iran.
The session held in Beethoven auditorium of Iran Artists Organization on December 12 evening.


IMZ News Department
December 15, 2005

Alpine Club of Iran celebrated IMD

Alpine club of Iran and Ararat sport-culture club celebrated International Mountain Day in a gathering in Tehran.
The gathering held at auditorium of Ararat club at the evening of December 11,2005. A large group of audience including officials and members of Alpine club of Iran had participated in the meeting , where few articles on importance of mountains and challenges in high lands presented. Also a brief history of mountaineering in Iran was presented and Gegham Minasian , Jalil Katibei and Nikol Faridani were praised for their long-term activity on mountains of Iran and their impacts on modern mountaineering in Iran.

IMZ News Department
December , 2005

Second Iran Mountain Zone Photo Exhibition

Second Iran Mountain Zone Photo Exhibition will be held at Tajrobeh gallery of Iran Artists Organization in Tehran from December 10 to 15, 2005.
Poster of IMZ Photo exhibition Iran Mountain Zone is organizing this group photo exhibition to celebrate International Mountain Day (December 11) with cooperation of Iran Artists Organization and Alpine club of Iran. Thirty shots from 14 photographers -out of 299 shots from 33 photographers - have selected to be shown in the exhibition, which have been sent to exhibition secretariat due to Call for Entries. Selected shots are among photos of Mariam Bakhshi, Alireza Behpour, Babak Bahraminejad, Kianoosh FarhadiNejad, Nicol Faridani, Mohammad Hajabolfath, Seyed Hamid Hashemi, Ehsan Jamali, Amir Jozdani, Peyman Khalafbeygi, Hussain Nazar, Aso Seyed Younesi, Mehri Shirboti and Oshin Zakarian on three themes of “Mountain Nature”, “Living in the Mountains” and “Mountain Sports”.
The exhibition will be opened up on Saturday, December 10 at 17:00 and is open to public up to December 15.
There is also a Slide Show and Mountain Photography Session at Beethoven Auditorium of Iran Artists Organization on December 12 at 17:00. The gathering is open to public when more than 100 shots from 33 photographers will be showed up.
It is worth mentioning that the first Iran Mountain Zone Photo Exhibition held at the same gallery in December 2003.

Second Iran Mountain Zone Photo Exhibition
Opening: December 10, 2005 17:00 - 20:00
Visit: December 11 - 15, 2005 10:00 - 20:00
Tajrobeh Gallery, Iran Artists Organization, Honar Park, Iranshahr st., Tehran

Slide Show and Mountain Photography Session
December 12, 2005 17:00 – 20:00
Beethoven Auditorium, Iran Artists Organization, Honar Park, Iranshahr st., Tehran

IMZ News Department
December 4, 2005

sport climbing in Thailand Mohammad Jafari took the bronze in the 1st Asian Indoor Games

During the 1st Asian Indoor Games in Thailand, Mohammad Jafari, the Iranian sport climber, took the bronze in men’s difficulty competition.
There were 38 men and 28 women climbers who had participated in difficulty class of sport climbing competition in the 1st Asian Indoor Games in Thailand on November 14-16, where Korean Sang won Son won the gold medal and Chinese Changzhong Liu and Iranian Mohammad Jafari stood afterward in Men’s class. Amir Pirveisi the other Iranian who competed in final round stood at the sixth spot.
sport climbing in Thailand There was another Korean Ja In Kim who grabbed the gold medal of women’s difficulty. Hiu Ying Liu and Liping Huang from Hong kong and China stood at the second and third spots in women’s class respectively. Two Iranian women climbers ranked 21 and 24.
They were Indonesian climbers who took three out of six medals in speed class including the gold medal of women. A Chinese climber ranked first in the men’s speed class.

IMZ News Department
Source : www.baigoc2005.com
November 19, 2005

Fereydoon Esmaeilzadeh Esmaeilzadeh Dies in Hospital

Fereydoon Esmaeilzadeh , veteran mountaineer and one of the old and active Iranian mountaineers died in Shariati hospital in Tehran Monday morning . Few months ago , doctors found that he has blood cancer , which finally caused his death on November 7 morning .
His body will be buried at Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery in Tehran on Friday November 11.

IMZ News Department
November 8, 2005


"Damavand" Photo Exhibition

Oshin Zakarian and Mohammad Hajabolfath are going to hold a photo exhibition to celebrate 50 years of nature photography by Nicol Faridani in the 1st anniversary of his gallery.

Opening : November 11 , 2005 17:00 – 21:00
Visit : November 12 – 21 , 2005 16:00 – 20:00

Address : Nicol Gallery , No. 31.1 , Azadi ave , Akbari (parsa) st. Motahari st. ,Tehran,
Tel/Fax : +21-88748343

IMZ News Department
November, 2005

Art and Nature Photo Exhibition

Niavaran Artistic Creation Foundation and Alpine club of Iran are holding Art and Nature photo exhibition . poster

Opening : November 13 , 2005 17:00
Visit : November 14 – December 1 , 2005 , 14:00 – 21:00 ( Fridays : 10:00 - 20:00 )

Address : Niavaran Artistic creation foundation , opposite Niavaran park , Pasdaran st ,Tehran.
Tel : +21-22287081-2

IMZ News Department
November 13 , 2005

Mountain and Nature Photo Exhibition


Alpine club of Iran with cooperation of Tehran's municipality organizes Mountain and Nature photo exhibition at Arasbaran culture house.
At the same time , there will be a show on the shots of Fereydoon Esmaeilzadeh , on his memorial at the same place .

Opening : November 18 , 2005  16:00 - 20:00
Visit : November 19 - 29 , 2005  9:00 - 19:00
Address : No 1,2,3 Art cultural center gallery , Arasbaran st ., Shariati st ., Tehran .
Tel : +21-2287218-20

IMZ News Department
November 13 , 2005

Second IMZ’s Mountain Photo Exhibition in celebration of IMD

Iran Mountain Zone is organizing a mountain photo exhibition to celebrate International Mountain Day (IMD, December11). Exhibition will be held at Iranian Artists’ Forum in Tehran on December 10-15, 2005. Every interested photographer is invited to submit his/her shots for the show, which is a group exposition on mountains of Iran.
It will be the second IMZ’s Mountain Photo Exhibition, where the first one was held with cooperation of Iranian Artist’s Forum to show up the photos of 10 photographers from all over the country on December 2003.

Find out the Call for Entries here.

IMZ News Department
October, 2005

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