In this article, we take a look at the activities that took place last week in different art fields such as  theater, architecture, cinema, culture and literature, visual arts, fashion, and music.


-Iranian films “The Descendants” and “Zaferanieh, near Sunset” have won awards at the Pambujan International Film Festival in the Philippines.

-The world premiere of Iranian film “Hussein, Who Said No” directed by Ahmad Reza Darvish started online on exclusive platform of “helalchannel” at

-The 13th edition of Bengaluru International Film Festival is hosting 9 Iranian films in different categories.

-After Mehrjoui's protest, the screening license of Dariush Mehrjoui's film will be screened on Eid al-Fitr by accepting the amendments.

-Celebrating generous filmmakers and screenwriters held with opening the first charity studio in Cinema Museum of Iran.

-Iranian documentary film "Peace Blood" directed by Hamidreza Maghsoudi and produced by Ata Panahi will compete in Riga Pasaules Film Festival 2022 in Latvia.

-Iranian documentary film "Peace Blood" directed by Hamidreza Maghsoudi and produced by Ata Panahi will compete in Riga Pasaules Film Festival 2022 in Latvia.

-The Iranian animation, ‘Irreversible,’ directed by Sheida Kashi took part in the competition section of the Athens Animfest 2022 in Greece.



-The press meeting of opening the 10th edition of the Fajr International Fashion and Clothing Festivall was held on Monday, March 7.

-The project of design education and creation of job opportunities for Afghanistani ladies in line with the right of access to official educational spaces on the occasion of March 8, International Women's Day, has started.

- The book "Central Asian needlework with a focus on steam embroidery" written by Shiva Tabraei Nazari was published.

نشست رسانه ای یازدهمین جشنواره مد و لباس

Visual Arts

-Hakim Nezami Exhibition, narrated by graphic designers and illustrators, was inaugurated in the presence of Mahmoud Shaloui, Advisor to the Minister of Culture, and the Head of Hakim Nezami Commemoration Headquarters, and a group of artists, March 7, at Gouya Art & Culture House.

-Works by 20 Iranian artists are on display at the 14th edition of the Art Dubai underway in the United Arab Emirates.

-In the "Eleventh Exhibition of Works of Several Generations of Contemporary Iranian Artists", which opened with the participation of 118 artists in Laleh Gallery, more than 270 visual works in the form of paintings, calligraphy, hand prints, etc. are presented.

-The press conference of the founding board of Mahestan Honar Foundation was held.

--Last week, Tehran galleries hosted 17 new exhibitions in various fields of visual arts.

نمایشگاه حکیم نظامی به روایت طراحان گرافیک و تصویرگران


- The closure ceremony of the second national competition for adapted playwriting was held and its winners were introduced.

-The performances of "Dear Doctor" and "Chekhov reading under the supervision of the representative of the Russian Federation" both directed by Ashkan Khatibi were extended for the spring of 1401.

- Mahmoud Reza Rahimi, Hamidreza Naimi, and Mostafa Kolivandi were introduced as the jury of the 5th National Shahrani Street Theater Festival.

.-The plays "Alaa", "Some Slippery pieces" and "Drawing a Circle"  staged in the halls of the Molavi Theater Complex from Monday, March7.

-At the suggestion of the Deputy Minister of Arts and with the decree of the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Kazem Nazari became the Director General of Performing Arts Center. Kazem Nazari replaced Qader Ashna.

-The poster of the play "Alaa" written and directed by Mohammad Kazematbar, which will be staged in the main hall of Rumi from Monday, March 6 to March 17, was unveiled.

-The selection committee of the first provincial festival of Ciagen Monologue Theater selected 21 works to participate in the final stage of the festival.

-Closing Ceremony of the Second National Sangar Theater Festival was held in Vahdat Hall.

-The selection committee of the first provincial festival of Ciagen Monologue Theater selected 21 works to participate in the final stage of the festival.

اشکان خطیبی


-Hormozgani artist invented a new instrument by his creativity with the calabash pumpkin.

- The Art Center of the Islamic Revolution of Kurdistan, in collaboration with the Sepehr Surah Honar Institute, published the call for the 10th International Daf Nawai Rahmat Festival with the slogan "Art, Convergence and Kindness."

- Iran Regional Music Orchestra gave its first concert on Tuesday evening at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall by performing songs from the Persian romantic poet Nezami Ganjavi.

-The single, ‘Tears of the Star,’ by Iranian singer Rohaab, and with the artistry of Mohammad Reza Sadeqi, was included in the 2022 album of the international musical collection of buddha-bar.

-The closing ceremony of the first national music festival “Navai Mehr” was held on March 6, 2015 with the presence of a group of officials and artists in Vahdat Hall and the winners of different sections were announced.

رونمایی ارکستر موسیقی نواحی ایران همراه با نظامی خوانی

Culture and Literature

 -An audiobook narrating the love letters Turkish writer Nazim Hikmet’s wife, Piraye, wrote to him during his long captivity has been released in Tehran for Persian listeners.

-On the occasion of Nezami Ganjavi’s commemoration week, two oldest and most exquisite manuscripts of the 12th-century poet’s works were unveiled in the library of the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH), the eighth Shia Imam, with the presence of the head of commemoration headquarters and officials and artists.

-Five first work novelists were shortlisted for the 2022 Women in Fiction Award.

-The collection stories of the fourth period of the Araqavan Award with the theme of "the last year of the century" was published.

-Ceremony of honoring Nezami Ganjavi and awarding the first UNESCO High Medal to seven literary arts  held in Vahdat Hall.

-''Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore'' by American writer Robin Sloan has been published in Persian.Published by Hirmand, the 2012 novel has been translated by Seyyed Saeid Kalati.

-During Nezami Ganjavi Commemoration Week, Azadi Tower hosted a video mapping performance with the theme of the poems of this great poet of the sixth century.

-Iranian artists, planted tree saplings, March 6, on the occasion of National Tree Planting Day and Natural Resources Week in Niavaran Cultural Center.

-Alieh Mehrabi was the winner of the adult-classical poetry category of the Fajr International Poetry Festival.

-Four files from the central provinces of Semnan, Isfahan and West Azerbaijan were registered in the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

-Belgian playwright and novelist Geneviève Damas’ 2017 book “Patricia” has been published in Persian. Published by Qoqnus, the book has been rendered into Persian by Mahbubeh Fahimkalam.

جایزه حکیم نظامی(جایزه ملی یونسکو)


- The exhibition of the works of Otto Wagner, a famous Austrian architect and urban planner, will be hosted in three places with different themes in Yazd until the 3rd of Ordibehesht 1401.

- "Study of construction materials and insulations made from agricultural waste" webinar with a lecture by Zahra Blader; PhD in Sustainable Architecture was held at Victoria Wellington University, New Zealand and Sustainability Consultant wsp.

نمایشگاه اتو واگنر


By Dorsa Bakhshandegi