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Louvre Museum Urges Rediscovery of Qajar Art

Yannick Lintz, the director of Islamic Art at the Louvre Museum, has hailed the unique features of Persian art during the Qajar era, highlighting the need for conducting further research to rediscover Persian artworks created in the nineteenth century.

Collection of Works by Contemporary Artists on Display in Tehran

An exhibition of works by 13 contemporary Iranian painters and calligraphers is underway in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Iran to Hold Handicrafts Exhibition in Iraq

A group of Iranian craftspeople are set to travel to Iraq to hold the first Exhibition of Iranian Handicrafts and Souvenirs in the neighbouring country.

Majid Majidi Wins Kerala Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi has received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala in India.

Superstar Hosting Iranian Version of ‘Millionaire’ Game Show

It’s been a while since popular Iranian actor, singer and model Mohammad-Reza Golzar has joined Iran’s state TV to host a prime-time TV show called “Be the Winner”, which is a new version of the British game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”.

Farshchian University Opened to Protect, Globalize Islamic-Iranian Arts

A new university, named after legendary master of Persian painting and miniature Mahmoud Farshchian, has been opened in Iran with the main goal of protecting and globalizing traditional Islamic-Iranian arts.

Victor Hugo’s ‘Les Miserables’ on Stage in Tehran

Iranian director Hossein Parsaei has staged a big-budget musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece “Les Misérables” in the Royal Hall of Espinas Palace Hotel in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Visually Challenged Artist Creates Fascinating Paintings

A visually challenged Iranian woman has put on show dozens of her amazing paintings at an exhibition in Tehran.
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Iran Urged to Waive Official Requirement for Film-Making Licence

A host of Iranian film-makers have urged authorities to waive the official requirement for obtaining a licence for producing their movies, and to let themselves make the decision.

Iran Leader Urges Artists to Beware of Enemy’s Soft War

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged Iranian artists to work harder in the face of a “pervasive soft war staged against the country by the enemies”.

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