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.


-The Iranian drama “Maman” has won the awards for best actor and supporting actor for its stars Roya Afshar and Erfan Ebrahimi at the Les Rimbaud du Cinema festival in France.   


Visual Arts

-Seven Iranian children have been awarded honorary diplomas at the 24th Nova Zagora International Youth Art Exhibition in Bulgaria.

-Iranian short film “Talk To The Bridge” directed by Meysam Khaledian has been selected as a finalist in the short documentary section of the 2022 Film Festival of Architecture and Design (Al di là della visione) in Italy.

-Collections of paintings, calligraphy works and handicrafts are on view at the exhibition, which is a part of the programs set up for the Iranian Cultural Week that opened on Monday in Tajikestan. Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili and several Iranian cultural officials attended the opening ceremony of the showcase.



-The Sad Widows of Warlord written by Mohammad Amir Yarahamdi, directed by Mohammad Alidadi and produced by Mahdieh Qarabaghi is on stage in Ahvaz.

-The call for the 9th period of four seasons of Iranian theater titled Theatre and Beyond was published by the Studies and Research Office of the Performing Arts Center in Hozeh Honari.

-The new radio show Your share of my breath started on the Radio Namayesh from October 29.

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Culture and Literature

-At Somayeh Book Café, a press conference for the book "Don't Cry, Mr. Cow" was conducted. The author, Laleh Jafari, the illustrator, Atefeh Malekijou, and expert and critic Mohsen Hejri all spoke at the press conference.

-A new Persian translation of French scholar Michel Tardieu’s book “Manichaeism” has been published by the University of Religions and Denominations Press in Qom.

-Children’s books “I’ve Got Something to Say that Only You Children Would Believe” and “The Colors” by the Iranian writers Abbas Kiarostami and Ahmadreza Ahmadi have been published in Japanese in Tokyo.

-An Iranian cultural festival opened on Monday at the Ayni Opera and Ballet Theatre in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.


-A book carrying Japanese architect Tadao Ando’s dialogues with his students has been published in Persian.




By Dorsa Bakhshandegi