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Cultural Events

Tehran Book Fair is a national forum: Culture chief

Efforts have been made this year to allow books published by ethnic groups and followers of different faiths to make their presence felt in the exhibition, Jannati said.

President opens Tehran International Book Fair (PHOTOS Included)

The president said a free atmosphere should reign in publishing and at the same time values should be held in high esteem.

International section of 33rd Fajr Film Festival kicks off

The international section of the 33rd Fajr Film Festival has been inaugurated in Tehran.

Rainbow, a journey into light in Tehran

Rainbow is one out of 100 artworks by Germany’s Otto Piene which will be showcased in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art for three weeks.

Minister defends “music” policy while observing religious criteria

To maintain the vitality and dynamism of Iranian music, everyone should make a contribution, said Jannati at the closing of the 30th International Fajr Music Festival.

European concerns over Iran are groundless

What is presented in Europe about the Middle East, including Iran, is not based on reality, said the Dutch musician.

The 30th Fajr International Music Festival in Milad Tower (Photos)

The 30th Fajr International Music Festival is underway in Tehran with Iranian and foreign groups performing in different halls across the capital.

World Free of Violence poster exhibition opens in Tehran

The minister of culture and Islamic guidance and the president Rouhani’s chief of staff attended an opening ceremony of a poster exhibition dubbed “World Free of Violence”.

Iranian Kamancheh player to perform with Estonian string orchestra

The Estonian string orchestra conducted by Sigrid Kuulmann will perform a few pieces with Iranian Kamancheh player Hamid Reza Afarideh at Fajr Music Festival.

Kish Island to host 1st intl. sculpture symposium

The pleasant climate of Kish Island in winter, proper facilities, and the ease of transportation for foreign passengers without any visa requirement will boost the presence of international artists in the event.

Zoya Pirzad receives France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor

Zoya Pirzad has become the latest Iranian figure to receive France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor award.

The wrinkled Mona Lisa on display in a Tehran gallery

Wrinkles are not a reflection of death, annihilation; rather they are a sure sign of life. They represent aging which is still beautiful.

Iran’s Cinéma Vérité Film Festival names 2014 winners

Cinéma Vérité, an Iranian international festival for documentary films, is intended to express the relationship between reality and truth.

Macedonia hosts Iranian cultural program

A photo exhibition by an Iranian photographer along with a fair of Persian arts has been staged in Macedonia.

Free museum admission for students

Museums in Tehran province offer free admission to students to mark the national Student Day.

Iran hosts Nelson Mandela poster exhibition

An exhibition entitled 'Nelson Mandela, Bird of Liberty' is being held at the Iran Artists Forum to commemorate the first anniversary of Mandela’s death.

London, Rome, Tehran, Amsterdam to go to Europe

London, Rome, Tehran, Amsterdam, a joint production of Iran and the Netherlands which is on stage in Iran, will have performances in Europe in 2015.

Tehran hosts exhibition of Brazilian photographer

“One of my aims is to display the natural beauty of Brazil to its people,” said the Brazilian photographer whose photos have been put on display in Tehran.

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.

Iran’s Mahmoud Dowlatabadi wins French prestigious award

Veteran Iranian writer, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, is awarded the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Sa’adi, Cervantes to be honored in Madrid

After a commemorative ceremony in Iran in April to pay tribute to Iranian and Spanish literary giants, they are to be remembered in Madrid in late October.

Tehran plays host to seasonal flower show

Beautiful images of a seasonal flower show in Tehran.

Indonesia hosts Iranian cultural programs in Jakarta

Iranian art works, traditional costumes, calligraphy and paintings are on display in an Iranian festival of culture and arts in Jakarta.

Iran Tar virtuoso Keyvan Saket to perform in Canada

Keyvan Saket, a remarkable Iranian musician, is to stage a concert in Canada on December 1, 2014.

Iranian artists to organize charity event to help the hungry

Iranian artists contribute to the efforts of the United Nations food agency to take on global hunger.

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