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 Leila Hatami was selected to evaluate the films at the International Section of the 79th Venice International Film Festival, which is also known as Venezia 79.

-Iranian director Mohammad-Mehdi Asgarpur is on the official jury of the 19th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival in Armenia.

-The Iran-Afghanistan co-production “Drowning in Holy Water” has received nominations in three categories including best film at the 5th Malaysia Golden Global Awards, which are presented at the closing ceremony of the Malaysia International Film Festival.

- MPM Premium, a Paris-based company that handles the global sales for “Until Tomorrow”, has withdrawn the Iranian film from an Israeli festival following a request by the film’s producer.

-The Iranian feature film “Drowning in Holy Water” directed by Navid Mahmoudi is nominated in four sections of the 5th Malaysia Golden Global Awards.

-Roman Theater of Fiesole in the Italian city of Florence be granting its 2022 Fiesole Maestri del Cinema Award to the Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi.

-Iranian drama “Summer with Hope” won the Grand Prix – Crystal Globe of the 56th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in Czech, the organizers announced on Saturday.

مراسم تقدیر از اصغر فرهادی در موزه سینما


-The 11th edition of Fajr Fashion & Clothing Festival was opened at Milad Tower on Saturday. Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Mehdi Esmaili, representatives of the Islamic Council, members of the cultural, social, and industrial factions, the clothing industry, and the country's clothing fashion stylists, and people from all walks of life were present at the event.

-The Deputy Minister of Handicrafts and Traditional Arts of the country, in a meeting with one of the MPs, demanded the formation of the Handicrafts faction in the Parliament.

-The closing ceremony of the 11th Fajr International Fashion and Clothing Festival was held in Milad Tower International Conference Center on Friday. Different fashions and traditional clothing styles of Iranian ethnic groups were put on display during the event.

اختتامیه یازدهمین جشنواره بین‌المللی مد و لباس فجر در برج میلاد

Visual Arts

-Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili visit Goya Exhibition.

-Number 59 of Manzar scientific quarterly with seven articles has been published

-The session "Architectural narration of Hajj; A reflection on the creation of a sacred place" was held at the Herati hall of the artistic field by the efforts of the Islamic Culture and Art Research Institute.

-The book "Fish and Man" with poems by Parisa Sighi and photos by 17 Iranian photographers and 21 foreign photographers was published this July in the publishing house without.

-12 unseen paintings by Parviz Kalantari are offered as NFT (virtual ownership) at the disposal of a private collector.

-The members of the Policy Council of the 12th National Biennial of Ceramics were introduced.

-The 9th course of "10 Days with Photographers" was organized by the Photographers' Association after a two-year break.

- A memorial service was held for Homayoun Sabetimutlaq, an artist in the field of visual arts, at the House of Iranian Artists.

-An art exhibition opened on Friday at Tehran’s Niavaran Culture Center to celebrate Eid al-Ghadir, the day on which Imam Ali (AS) was appointed as successor to the Prophet Muhammad (S).

-An exhibition of photos displaying Bosnian people mourning for the victims of the Srebrenica Genocide was organized at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center.

افتتاحیه نمایشگاه آثار منتخب هنرمندان به مناسبت دهه امامت و ولایت


-Zefan art group will stage the performance "I" for women on July 18th at 4:00 PM in the Persian Gulf Hall of Niavaran Cultural Center.

-The opening ceremony of the 12th nationwide and the first international Sahibdelan Theater was held on the evening of Tuesday, July 21, emphasizing the need to upgrade the festival from an event to an artistic process in Iranian theater with an approach to religious and religious issues.


-Hezbollah-affiliated ensemble Shams al-Hurriyah – Sun of Freedom Orchestra has been selected as best group in the international section of the first edition of the Fajr National and International Anthem Festival.

-Tajikistan's Davlatmand Kholov band concert named "Friendship Night" was held in Eyvan e Shams Hall, in Tehran. July 12, 2022. IRNA/ Mohammad Reza Alimadadi

-The 10th edition of the Navaye Rahmat International Daf Festival is being held in Sanandaj, Iran’s western province of Kurdestan.

-Sanandaj city in Kordestan province hosted the 10th edition of the Navaye Rahmat (Sound of Mercy) International Daf (a Middle Eastern frame drum musical instrument) Festival.

-The opening ceremony of the 12th nationwide and the first international Sahibdelan Theater was held on the evening of Tuesday, July 21, emphasizing the need to upgrade the festival from an event to an artistic process in Iranian theater with an approach to religious and religious issues.

اجرای ارکستر ملی ایران در تالار وحدت

Culture and Literature

-“Islamic Law and Society in Iran: A Social History of Qajar Tehran” by Japanese scholar Nobuaki Kondo has been published in Persian.

- “Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman” by German novelist Friedrich Christian Delius has been published in Persian.

-The Chinese cultural attaché in Tehran, Joe Xie Hao, has visited the Soureh Cinema Organization of the Art Bureau.

-''The Bolshevik Revolution'' by American writer Sylvia Engdahl has been published in Persian by Qoqnus in Tehran. Shahrbanu Saremi is the translator of the book originallya published in 2013.




-Children's Utopia meeting with the theme "Children's participation in the urban development process" will be held today at 16:00.

- he first specialized meeting "Reflection on the contemporary architecture of Mazandaran" with the speech of Morteza Nik Fitrat Memar, a member of the faculty of Azad University of Karaj and a researcher in the field of architectural phenomenology; Reza Eslami the architect; Ali Asgharzadeh, an architect and assistant professor in the architecture department of Azad University, Chalus branch; and Mohammadreza Kohzadi, an architect and master of architecture, were held.

-The call for the 22nd Architect Award was held with the support of Architecture Quarterly.


By Dorsa Bakhshandegi