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 actress, director, and screenwriter Niki Karimi has been selected as the jury member of the International Narrative Feature Competition section at the 2022 Tribeca Festival in USA.

-The Iranian short film ‘Serok’, Directed by Zhivar Farajzadeh, the short grabbed CIAS and UNICEF awards at the “Picocolo” section of the festival.

-The jury members of the 3rd international NOSTALGIA Film Festival (NFF) were announced in three sections of Short Film, Feature Film and Short Script.

-Iranian short film 'Grape Season' directed by Behrouz Khorram, won the best screenplay award at Hungary's Mediawave Film Festival.

-The Cinema Organization of Iran published a statement about  awarding "Holy Spider".

-The drama “No Prior Appointment” about autism has been selected as the film of the year by the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO.

-The closing ceremony 13th Sayeh National Student Short Film Festival held at Museum of Contemporary Art.

-Ida Panahandeh, director of the acclaimed Iranian drama "Nahid", held a master class at the 8th edition of the Iranian Film Festival Zurich currently underway in Switzerland.

-The closing ceremony of the first Tehran International Cartoon Festival was held in the presence of four generation of cartoonists in the country on Monday, May 30, at the Ain al-Dawla Mansion.

فیلم سه روک


-Persian handicrafts, made by natives of the southern Fars province, will become available to football fans during the upcoming FIFA World Cup in neighboring Qatar.


Visual Arts

-Iranian cartoonist Mohammad Hossein Akbari won the first title at the 1st International Cartoon Competition with the theme of "Ecological Lines" in Turkey.

-Azadi Tower Launches Akbar Soti Kermani works Exhibit.

-Named "In the beginning of the Resistance", the exhibition showcases photos veteran artists in Azadi Tower.

-"Gone with the Wind" is currently underway by Studio Pooya Aryanpour in collaboration with Mayram Majd Art Projects and Dastan Gallery at Kahrizak Sugar Factory.

استودیو <پویا آریان پور >با همکاری پروژه های هنری <مریم مجد >و گالری <دستان >برگزاری نمایش <بر باد رفته>


-The show "Song of Death" directed by Fatima Joudaki went on stage at Aban Art House.

-The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance attended the Hafez Hall to watch the performance of the Baran Children Theater Group and encouraged the art activities of artists with mobility and physical problems.

-The press conference of ‘The 300’ play was held in the presence of project agents and members of the media at the Saadabad Palace complex.

-"Old Mansion" written by Hamidreza Naeimi and directed by Saeed Dakh, has gone on stage Shahrzad Theater Complex.

ضور وزیر فرهنگ در نمایش خانم خزوک، کاری از هنرمندان موسسه خیریه توانمندسازی بچه های باران- تالار حافظ


-Iranian vocalists Shahram Nazeri and Maz’har Khaleqi received lifetime achievement awards on Saturday at the 25th edition of the Galawej International Festival.stival.

-The press conference of ‘The 300’ play was held in the presence of project agents and members of the media at the Saadabad Palace complex.

-The Iranian Instruments Ensemble of the Roudaki Foundation performed at the opening of the Tunisian Resistance Arts Festival.

-Mahmoud Salari appointed Hamid Reza Ardalan as the secretary of the 16th Young Music Festival.

-Vahdat Hall hosted a music concert by Sina Zokaei. 

-The Tehran Symphony Orchestra performed concertos led by Nassir Heidarian at Vahdat Hall on Wednesday and Thursday night.

کنسرت ارکستر سمفونیک تهران به رهبری نصیر حیدریان در تالار وحدت/2

Culture and Literature

-The ceremony in honor of Mohammad Ali Eslami Nadoushan was held by the House of Humanities Scholars with the presence of a number of cultural figures.

-The press conference of the 20th International Festival of Imam Reza was held in the presence of Mahmoud Reza Barazesh, CEO of the International Cultural and Artistic Foundation of Imam Reza in the assembly hall of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.

-A 3-D lighting (video-mapping) was showcased in iconic Azadi Tower in Tehran on Friday to mark the 33rd demise anniversary of founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini (RA).

-The Children's Book Council announced Ahmad Akbarpour, Ali Asghar Seyedabadi and Nader Mousavi as nominees for the Astrid Lindgren (Alma) 2023 Memorial Award.

-The Iranian Embassy in Turkmenistan, in collaboration with Devletmammet Azadi Turkmen National Institute of World Languages in Ashgabat, held a ceremony on Tuesday evening to commemorate the great 11th-century Persian poet Ferdowsi.

-The call for 30th World Book Award of the Islamic Republic was published.

-“Cultural Evolution: People’s Motivations Are Changing, and Reshaping the World” by American political scientist Ronald F. Inglehart has been published in Persian.

صویرنگاری ارتحال امام خمینی(ره) در برج آزادی


-Three Iranian projects were nominated for the Aga Khan Architecture Award: Aban House, Argo Contemporary Art Museum & Cultural Centre, and Jadgal Elementary School.

-Zomorodi Architecture Studio Participated in the Dubai Interior Design Exhibition for the first time with several designs.

جایزه آقاخان


By Dorsa Bakhshandegi