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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.

32nd Tehran International Book Fair Kicks Off

The 32nd edition of Tehran International Book Fair kicked on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance.

Monir Farmanfarmaian, Prominent Master of Folk Art, Dies

Famous Iranian artist and traditional folk art collector Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian has died at the age of 97.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 22

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, April 22, 2019, and picked headlines from … of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

New Iranian Directors Make Unusual Films: American Critic

American film critic Deborah Young says the new generation of Iranian filmmakers are more adventurous than the previous ones, and make more unusual films.

Iran Commemorates ‘Most Poetic Day of Year’

Iran has commemorated the National Day of Saadi Shirazi, the birthday anniversary of the renowned Persian poet, which coincides with the death anniversary of three other poets.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 20

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, April 20, 2019, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Salt Statues on Display in Art Festival East of Iran

Artists from 12 Iranian provinces have put on show their salt statues in a national festival held in a marsh in South Khorasan, eastern Iran.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 18

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, April 18, 2019, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Italian Artist’s Works on Show in Tehran

An exhibition of the works by Italian artist Giuseppe Salvatore Barilaro titled "The Identity of the Shapes" is underway at Tehran’s Sareban Gallery.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 17

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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