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Life in the metropolis. The home of IFP News, Tehran is a city as big as New York, with all the energy and buzz, as well as the social and cultural issues, of a major capital. Simply put, life here is fast and fascinating – find out more in this section.

Old Alleys of Tehran Tarted Up for Nowruz

The Municipality of Tehran has decorated the exterior of old houses in alleys of District 9 as part of a pre-Nowruz campaign called “Look Again”.

Pre-Nowruz Festival of Coloured Eggs Underway in Tehran

A festival of coloured eggs is underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran as part of Baharestan 98 event which is held on the eve of the Persian New Year, or Nowruz, with the participation of 450 artists at 10 sites.

City Art Rejuvenates Tehran in Lead-up to Persian New Year

An annual arts event has opened in the Iranian capital, Tehran, to welcome the Persian New Year Nowruz, which is just days away.

Iranians on Shopping Sprees in Run-up to New Year

Iranian people from all walks of life are going on shopping sprees as the Persian New Year is around the corner.

Tehran Citizens Share Joy of Bike Riding Together

A large number of Tehran citizens joined on Friday to attend a public gathering of bicyclists organized by the Municipality of District 3.            

Sanandaj; The City of Iranian Sculptures

The city of Sanandaj in Kurdistan Province, western Iran, is home to a large number of statues built in honour of the literary figures, poets, athletes and prominent people of the city.

Iranians Getting Prepared to Celebrate Yalda Night

Yalda is the longest night of the year in the Iranian calendar, during which Iranians celebrate winter solstice along with their families.

Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Urban Sculptures

The sixth biennial exhibition of urban sculptures is underway in the Iranian capital of Tehran, where 59 maquettes have been featured and put to the vote of visitors.

Autumn Leaves Decorate Streets of Tabriz

Pavements and busy paths in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz have been covered with autumn leaves, turning into an interesting subject on social media networks.

Mural by Two Australian Artists Unveiled in Tehran

A mural drawn by two Australian artists has been unveiled in the Iranian capital Tehran on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Australia.

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