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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.

Top Iranian Officials Leave Telegram Messaging App

A number of channels on the Telegram messaging service attributed to top Iranian officials, including that of the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, have stopped activities on Wednesday morning in a move that may signal the imminent blocking of the messenger.

Iranian Nomads’ Lifestyle Amazing: Italian Photographer

An Italian photographer, whose photos of nomadic lifestyle in Iran were recently put on a comparative display along with those taken from Italian nomads, has talked about how different and fascinating Iranian nomads are. 

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 17

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, April 17, and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 16

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, April 16, and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Mashhad to Host Louvre Exhibit after End of Tehran Show

An exhibition of artworks on loan from the Louvre will be held in the city of Mashhad, northeastern Iran, after the end of the show in the capital Tehran, said a senior Iranian official.

Iranian People Commemorate Renowned Persian Poet Attar

April 14 or Farvardin 25 in the Iranian calendar is the day to commemorate Attar of Nishapur, the Persian and Muslim poet, theoretician of Sufism, and hagiographer.

Syria Strikes Widely Covered by Iranian Newspapers on April 15

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, April 15, and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Georgian Cinema to Be Reviewed at Iran’s Fajr Festival

A new space has been created at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival, to be held in Tehran April 19-27, bringing together some of the best contemporary movies from Georgia’s fast growing and dynamic cinema.

Tehran Hosting Aldo Salucci’s “Underworld” Photo Exhibit

Acclaimed Italian photographer Aldo Salucci has held an exhibition in Tehran called “Underworld” under the auspices of Iranian Artists Forum and the Italian embassy in Tehran.

Iranian Works of Art Shine at Dubai Art Fair

Iranian artists made their presence felt at a major Dubai art event back in March, receiving compliments from visitors.

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