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All News about Iranian 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.

Iranian film wins award in Belgrade festival

A film directed by prestigious Iranian filmmaker Marjan Khosravi entitled “Snow Names” has won the award for the best movie in the student sector of the International Festival of Ethnological Film in Belgrade.

Vishka Asayesh Wins Best Actress at US Winter Film Awards for “The Badger”

Iranian feature film, The Badger, directed by Kazem Mollaie and produced by Sina Saeedian, has won the IndeiPix (best independent film) and best actress awards at the 10th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival in the US.

Iranian artist Fatali Oveisi dies

Renowned Iranian television and cinema actor and director Fatali Oveisi has died at a hospital in Tehran. Oveisi went into a coma due to a massive stroke on September 30. He was 76 when he died.

Molavi’s Works Interpreted Differently in Iran, West: Expert

Ahmad Tamimdari, a Persian Language and Literature professor, says renowned 13th-century Iranian poet Molavi, who is known across the world through his translated works, namely those rendered by Coleman Barks, has nothing to do with the picture that we Iranians have of him. On the Iranian calendar, September 30 marks National Rumi Commemoration Day.

Peyman Jebelli appointed as new IRIB chief

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed Peyman Jebelli as the new head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).

YouTube deletes German-language RT channels

YouTube has blocked two of RT's German-language channels with millions of viewers. Russian officials have warned the video streaming of tit-for-tat measures.

Iranian Illustrator Juxtaposes Omar Khayyam & Fyodor Dostoevsky in Painting

An Iranian illustrator has put on display a painting featuring Iranian poet and philosopher Omar Khayyam and prominent Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky as a medium to show the cultural interaction of Iran and Russia.

Prominent Iranian Actor Dies of COVID-19, laid to rest

A funeral ceremony has been held for Veteran Iranian star of screen Siamak Atlasi at Behesht-Zahra cemetery in the capital, Tehran.

Iranian daily Keyhan: West cannot tell Tehran what to do

Influential Iranian daily Keyhan has attacked the US and the European troika for insisting the Vienna talks must be resumed from the point they were suspended under Iran’s previous government.

Iranian artist holds exhibition entitled “Amazed by Bird”

The exhibition of Iranian painter and sculptor Pantea Rahmani entitled “Amazed by Bird entitled “Amazed by Bird” began on September 10 and will run until September 28.