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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.

Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Iranian Books to Be Presented at Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

A number of Iranian publishers and literary associations are slated to participate in the 66th edition of Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 in Germany.
A photo by Gohar Dashti from her series “Today’s Life and War”

Iran anti-war photos exhibited in French museum

Iranian photographer Gohar Dashti’s works have been showcased at the anti-war photo exhibition in France.
Mahmoud Dowlatabadi

The 10th edition of Dowlatabadi’s three-volume novel released

The 10th edition of ‘Passed Times of the Elderly’ a three-volume novel by the leading Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi was published by Nashr-e Cheshmeh Publication institute.
Iranian Local singers in Ramadan

Local singers come to podium live in Ramadan

In month of praying and fasting, Iranian local singers come to podium across the capital and the southern island of Kish.
Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’

Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’ to be screened on Eid al-Fitr

Iranian animation ‘Mice City 2’ producer has said the movie was already produced to be shown on Eid al-Fitr.
7500-Year-Old Motifs Inspire Modern Fabric Designers

7500-Year-Old Motifs Inspire Modern Fabric Designers

A group of fabric designers have created a collection inspired by motifs used on pottery previously discovered at the 7500-year-old Sialk Tepe near the central Iranian city of Kashan.
Tehran Museum Photo Iran-Iraq War

Tehran Museum Mounts Photo Exhibition on Iran-Iraq War

A collection of photos depicting the 1980s Iran-Iraq war has been showcased during an exhibition mounted in Tehran’s Palestine Museum of Contemporary Art.
doremifairplay - Iranian musicians in Brazil for cultural ‘adventurism’

Iranian musicians in Brazil for cultural ‘adventurism’

A group of Iranian composers and musicians will travel to Brazil to participate in a program intended to promote global peace through the World Cup.
Bahram and Bright Genie

Iranian ancient legends contribute to a novel

Two Iranian ancient legends, ‘Chel Gis’ (Persian for ‘forty plaits of hair’) and ‘Bahram Gur’ (a Sasanian king) will be incorporated into a novel.
Iran - Hormoz - GNAP

Hormuz Island to host next GNAP

Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf will host the Global Nomadic Art Project (GNAP) in 2015, said an environmental artist.

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