Culture

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.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 8

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, April 8, and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Theatre

“Iranian Theatre Deserves to Be Known Globally”

Leading Iranian artist Pari Saberi says Iran’s theatre has a great potential to become global and is ready to take long strides towards a brighter future.

Exhibit of Iranian Antiquities to Open in Netherlands

An exhibition showcasing hundreds of Iranian historic items is to open in the Netherlands shortly after the end of an exhibit of Qajar era artworks and relics in France.

Iranian Lawmakers to Hold Meeting on Blocking Telegram

A senior Iranian MP says the Parliament’s Economic and National Security Commissions are to hold a joint meeting to discuss the filtering of the popular messaging app Telegram.
Everybody Knows

Farhadi’s “Everybody Knows” to Open Cannes 2018

This year’s edition of the Cannes film festival will open with the latest drama by the well-known Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, "Everybody Knows", the organizers of the prestigious French film festival announced on Thursday.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 7

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, April 7, and picked headlines from 22 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 5

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, April 5, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Artworks in Photos: Painting on Jahlah Jars

An art exhibition involving artists painting on traditional Jahlah jars was recently held in Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan Province.

Controversy Raging in Iran over “Threat” of Telegram Messaging App

Telegram, the most popular messaging app in Iran, has once again grabbed the headlines amid a fresh round of pressure on the government of Hassan Rouhani to block the “threatening” messenger.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 4

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, April 4, and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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