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.

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.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 11

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, October 11, 2018, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 10

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Photographer Turns Broken Camera into Smartwatch

An Iranian photographer has managed to make a watch that can take photos with the help of a broken camera.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 9

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Child Named Youngest Artisan of Asia-Pacific

Arvin Khospi, a 9-year-old child from the city of Marivan in Western Iran, has been named the youngest handicraft artist in the Asia-Pacific region.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 8

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, October 8, 2018, and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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