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4 Iranian photographers in Toronto Click Exhibition

4 Iranian photographers in Toronto Click Exhibition

A group photo exhibition dubbed "Click" will be showcased at the Arta Gallery in Toronto with the presence of Iranian photographers until 23 May. Among the Iranian photographers are Alborz Malekpur, Morteza Niknahad, Sasan Ghahreman, and Elsa Hashemi. It is an exhibition in which the photographers have used the camera in a different way to narrate their story.

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Arts and architecture of Iran in Manchester University

Arts and architecture of Iran in Manchester University

“Modern Iranian Art and Architecture in the Shadow of the Classical Persian Past” is the title of a conference being hosted by the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester on 17-18 May 2018 through the efforts of Dr Aida Foroutan. It will be attended by scholars and researchers of Persian/Iranian art and architecture from Iran and elsewhere.  

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Jafar Panahi missing from Cannes

Jafar Panahi missing from Cannes

Iranian cinema has had a prominent presence in Cannes with the film "Everyone knows", which opened the ceremony and the screening of several Iranian films in the competition section. However, the Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who is officially banned from working and traveling, could not come to the premiere of his own film. He, nonetheless, thanked all his cinema friends who had tried so he could travel to France on his Instagram page.

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Iran's U-21 women karate team wins Asian title

Iran's U-21 women karate team wins Asian title

The Iranian U-21 women’s karate team has claimed the Asian championships title with 4 medals, while, the Iranian women’s futsal team also became champions of the 2018 AFC Women's Futsal Championship in Thailand.

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Silence sculptures in Dubai gallery

Silence sculptures in Dubai gallery

Solo exhibition of Kurosh Golnari’s collection of 15 sculptures, entitled "Silence", will open on Saturday, 12 May, in Dubai's 1 × 1 Gallery. The exhibition is the result of the artist's five years of work. This collection explores the character of women in Iranian culture. The study of various characters and the searching process offered in each character is one of the hallmarks of the exhibition.

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Iran reacts to US withdrawal from nuclear deal

Iran reacts to US withdrawal from nuclear deal

The withdrawal of US from the multilateral nuclear deal was met with widespread reactions in Iran. Persia Digest reports that the Iranian president immediately responded to Trump's speech and ttweeted: “The menace of a deal breaker is removed.”

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A review of Golestan Palace films

A review of Golestan Palace films

The Cinema Museum will host the release of 21 film reels from Mozaffar-e-Din Shah’s time in an event entitled "A review of Golestan Palace films". These are old films that are screened for the first time.  

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International Museum Day

International Museum Day

May 18 is the International Museum Day. On this day, which is on Friday next week, visiting all the museums will be free of charge in Iran and the museums will be open until 22h00.  

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Iranian folk costume festival

Iranian folk costume festival

The Iranian folk costume festival and exhibition will open in Karaj from 13 May. Iranian folk costumes, which are designed according to the culture, historical background and cultural identity of different ethnic groups, can still be used in today’s fashion if they are altered to look more modern.  

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Iranian films at 2018 Cannes Film Festival

Iranian films at 2018 Cannes Film Festival

The 2018 Cannes Film Festival will host films by Iranian filmmakers in several sessions. "Everybody Knows" directed by Asghar Farhadi, which will open the 71st Cannes Film Festival, will be first screened at 20h30 on 8 May. Immediately after the opening ceremony, it will be screened in the competition section at Grand Théâtre Lumière, on Wednesday, 9 May, in two sessions.  

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