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.

Iranian Children Use Painting to Call for Global Peace    

Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of paintings by Iranian children and adolescents, which were drawn with the aim of promoting the culture of kindness and peace in the world.

150 Iranian-Islamic Works to Be Auctioned at Christie’s London

Dozens of Iranian manuscripts and historical object are going to be put up for auction in an exhibition in London later this month.

Iranian Artist Uses Plastic Bags to Give Environmental Warning

Damages inflicted on the environment and human’s negative impacts on the nature and the wild life were the main theme of an exhibition recently held by an Iranian artist in the capital city Tehran.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 7

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, October 7, 2018, and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

“Iran, Interesting Destination for Australian Tourists”

Australia’s cultural attaché says people of his country are much interested in visiting Iran and getting more familiar with the history, culture and civilization of the country.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 6

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, October 6, 2018, and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The Old Road; A Thrilling Drama on Violence against Women

Manijeh Hekmat, a prominent Iranian filmmaker, in her latest work “The Old Road,” has addressed the social problem of violence against women, at a time when the issue has turned into a matter of discussion for thinkers around the world.

French Artist’s Exhibition in Iran; Journey from Words to Drawings

Saless Gallery in Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of drawings by French artist Jean-Pierre Brigaudiot, entitled “A Blue as Blue as the Scarlet”.

Iranian Papers Hail ICJ’s Vote against US Sanctions

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, October 4, 2018, and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Dutch Antiques on Show in Iran National Museum

A collection of Dutch antiquities and artworks are on show at the Muslim Era section of the National Museum of Iran in Tehran.

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