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A land of ancient traditions, famous for its art and poetry, Iran’s modern life is packed with cultural events of all sorts. Here you can find reports, interviews and opinion on art, music, literature, cinema, theatre, and more.

Islamic Art at Christie’s: From Miniature to Qajar Paintings

Islamic Art at Christie’s: From Miniature to Qajar Paintings

Several pieces of Islamic art will be put up for auction at Christie’s, London, on April 27.
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A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 24

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
123% Increase in Iran’s Box Office Takings

123% Increase in Iran’s Box Office Takings

Iranian cinema takings stood at a record high of 1.63 trillion rials ($43.62 million) last Iranian year, up 123% compared to the year before.
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A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 23

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 22

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Fajr Int'l Film Festival Starts Work in Tehran (3)

Fajr Int’l Film Festival Starts Work in Tehran

The 35th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) opened on Friday in Tehran with the screening of over 40 movies in 10 sections at various cinema halls.
World’s Prominent Painters Come Together in ‘Garden of Luminaries’

World’s Prominent Painters Come Together in ‘Garden of Luminaries’

Iran’s Aradman Publications has published a book titled “The Garden of Luminaries” which provides the readers with a different outlook on the patterns of diverse painting schools and styles of the world’s prominent painters.
Tehran Hosts Traditional Needlework Festival

Tehran Hosts Traditional Needlework Festival

Dozens of traditional works sewn by Iranian craftsmen were put on display in the first edition of a national needlework festival held in Tehran.
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A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 20

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Children of Syria’s Foua, Kefraya Not Attractive to World Media

Children of Syria’s Foua, Kefraya Not Attractive to World Media

Western media run coverage of deadly attacks in Syria only when they can make political capital out of the incidents, and play down the massacres which do not serve their interests.

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