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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.

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Iranian programmers develop an app to help tune Iranian instruments

Iranian programmers have developed a tuning application – Kook Yar – for six musical instruments.
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A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 4

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 22 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Hafte sobh daily 12-3

Heated debate over an Iranian musician’s failure to accept prestigious French award rages

Ali Moalem has taken a swipe at Mohammad-Reza Shajarian; Hossein Alizadeh’s refusal to accept a French prize still triggers debate.
Shargh daily-12-3

Free access to information bylaw confirmed

Iran has adopted a bylaw which calls for the release of and free access to public information without inquiring about the intention of applicants.
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A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 3

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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Russian film festival honors two Iranian figures

Abyar was awarded the Best Film prize for her first feature film Objects in the Mirror Are Closer than They Appear and the film’s actress Gelareh Abbasi took the Best Actress award.
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A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 2

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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Why a top Iranian musician turned down prestigious French award, fellow musician answers

Mohammad-Reza Shajarian comments on why Hossein Alizadeh refused to receive France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor.
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Iranian newspaper editorials and columns

Editorials and columns on subjects ranging from Iran’s foreign relations to a recent decision of an Iranian musician to turn down a prestigious French award.
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A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 1

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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