Art And Culture

Iran art and culture news, Read the most current stories about art and culture in Iran including exhibition, movies, theatre and music news. 

  • Struggling to Conceive
    07/05/2018
    A drama about struggles of marital life titled “Mordad” hit the cinema screens.  
  • Artworks on Legendary Football Players
    07/05/2018
    Nostalgic images of Iran football players from the 1960’s and 1970’s are to be displayed at a silkscreen printing exhibition at Fereshteh Book City Gallery on July 6-17. The exhibit by visual...
  • Nobel Laureate Jose Saramago's Journal Discovered
    07/05/2018
    The late Portuguese writer Jose Saramago's journal was retrieved from his computer.  
  • Concerts, Workshop by  Iranian-Austrian Pianist
    07/05/2018
    Iranian-Austrian pianist Mitra Kotte will perform thrice and hold one-day workshop in Tehran. Kotte will appear on Thursday and Friday nights at Vahdat Hall with the Tehran Symphony Orchestra as...
  • Attaran, Ezzati in New Comedy
    07/05/2018
    Abolhassan Davoodi’s latest comedy “Centipede” started screening from Wednesday.  
  • Scholar Mohammad Moin Will Be Honored in Gilan
    07/04/2018
    Lexicographer, scholar of Persian literature and Iranian studies Mohammad Moin (1918-1971) will be commemorated on his 47th death anniversary. The culture committee from the City Council of...
  • 30 Birds in Photo Exhibition
    07/04/2018
    A photo exhibition of 30 birds is to be held at Niavaran Cultural Center in north of Tehran, July 6-16. Titled Simorgh, the show is about photos taken by Mohammad Amin Kajouri from 30 birds at...
  • A Meadow Between 2 Gorges
    07/04/2018
    There is a narrow mountain pass some 150km northeast of the capital that makes for...  
  • Small vs Big in Children’s Fantasy Novel
    07/04/2018
    Famous children’s fantasy novel “The Borrowers” written by British author of children’s books Mary Norton (1903-1992) in 1952 has been released in Persian. The book is about the four-inch-tall...
  • Bird Garden in Lavizan
    07/04/2018
    Six years ago 20 hectares of Lavizan Park in northeast Tehran was turned into a Bird Garden.  
  • ‘Good Stories for Good Children’ Released in English
    07/04/2018
    Shokoufeh Books, children’s section of Amir Kabir publishing house, has released a collection of short stories in English under the title of “Fables From Afar” in London. The stories, translated...
  • 17 Projects From Iran at World Architecture Festival
    07/04/2018
    World Architecture Festival announced the shortlist for their 2018 awards in November featuring...
  • Classical Concert by Austrian-Iranian Symphony Orchestra
    07/03/2018
    Austro-Iranian Symphony Orchestra is to perform a classical concert at Vahdat Hall, July 12-13. The concert will include famous masterpieces by Austrian composers Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus...
  • Battle of Waterloo
    07/03/2018
    Amir-Kabir Publication has released a Persian translation of the historical novel “Waterloo” by French...  
  • Tabriz Handicrafts  Fair Opens
    07/03/2018
    Tabriz International Handicrafts Fair will open today in the capital city of East Azarbaijan Province. With 220 pavilions, the exhibition of handicrafts and traditional art is being held at Amir...
  • A New Journey Through Iran’s Cultural History
    07/03/2018
    Drents Museum in the city of Assen, the Netherlands, is hosting “Iran, Cradle of Civilization...
  • Documentary Compares Megamalls With Old Bazaar in Isfahan
    07/03/2018
    Isfahan Documentary House will screen today a documentary on the impact of fast spreading megamalls on the old but unique bazaar in the tourist city. “Mashd Abbas, to Be or Not to Be,” a 40-minute...
  • Life and Works of Sadeq Chubak
    07/03/2018
    Life and works of Sadeq Chubak, author of short fiction, drama and novels is the...  
  • Best of Bach, Monteverdi, Vivaldi and More
    07/03/2018
    Baroque Music Ensemble is to perform a classical concert at Roudaki Hall in Tehran on July 13-14. The group will play musical pieces from Baroque masters including Italian composer Girolamo...
  • Farid Elhami Releases  Tanbur Album After  15 Years of Research
    07/03/2018
    Composer, tar and tanbur player and music researcher Farid Elhami has released a tanbur album that includes a total of 183 ancient and contemporary pieces. The album, ‘Millennium of Tanbur’ is...
  • Yeganeh Will Sing in Tabriz
    07/03/2018
    Celebrated pop singer and composer Mohsen Yeganeh is to perform on July 20 in Tabriz...  
  • Czech Illustrations  on Show at IAF
    07/02/2018
    An exhibition of artworks by contemporary Czech illustrators opened on Friday at the Iranian Artists Forum. “From the Heart of Europe” features 23 illustrations, 50cm by 70cm, created via various...
  • Shooting of Joint Film in Baku
    07/02/2018
    Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan have started a joint cinematic production with filming locations in both countries. Titled “High Voltage,” the film is directed by Azeri actor and director...
  • Painting Exhibition on 1987  Iraqi Chemical Weapons Attack
    07/02/2018
    To mark the 31st anniversary of chemical weapons attacks on Sardasht, a city in West Azarbaijan Province, Iranian Artist Forum in Tehran is holding an exhibition of paintings dedicated to the...
  • Fond Memories of Childhood
    07/02/2018
    A painting group exhibition by 10 modern artists is underway at Aran Art Projects Gallery until July 9.  

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