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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.

Renowned Iranian-Armenian Composer Talks of His Life in Iran

Iranian-Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian, who has just celebrated his 81st birthday anniversary, says he is relatively satisfied with his long history as a musician, and is determined to compose new pieces with God’s help.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 16

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Author on List of US 2018 National Book Awards Finalists

The name of Iranian-French woman author Negar Djavadi is on the list of nominees for the United States’ 2018 National Book Awards.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 15

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, October 15, 2018, and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran to Host First Silk Road Festival

The Iranian capital of Tehran is to host the first edition of Silk Road festival as one of the largest international, cultural, artistic, tourist, economic, trade and scientific festivals in the world.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 14

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, October 14, 2018, and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Quake-Hit Iranians Add Colour to Their Lives in Conex Boxes

The people whose houses were devastated by a strong earthquake in Iran’s Kermanshah province last year have started painting the conex boxes they use for temporary accommodation in order to make them more pleasant for living.

Saudi Media Start Blame Game over Khashoggi Disappearance

Saudi media have launched a blame game in order to exonerate the Saudi government from accusations of involvement in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Arab kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 13

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, October 13, 2018, and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.

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