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.


-19 short and semi-length documentaries and 8 feature-length documentaries entered the "documentary" section of the 8th Shahr International Film Festival.

-The Shahr International Film Festival announced the official lineup for its eighth edition, which will take place in Tehran from July 18 to 22.

-The Munich Cinema Iran Festival has announced its 2022 program will begin by screening “Killing the Eunuch Khan” on July 13.

-Iranian short drama “Middle Eastern Stories: Father” was selected as best film in the International Horizons section of the 16th River Film Festival in Padova, Italy.

-The Iranian filmmaker Kaveh Daneshmand’s first feature film is among the winners from the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival’s Eastern Promises industry section.

-The Iranian animation ‘Dolphin Boy’ ranked second at the Russian box office. The animated piece, directed by Mohammad Kheirandish, has been on the silver screens in 2,712 theaters in Russia, selling $1.7 million at the Russian box office in only two weeks.

-The 13th Farabi International Award (FIA) wrapped up in Tehran, Iran on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

-Iranian feature film “Leila’s Brothers” directed by Saeed Roustayi won Honorable Mention from the 39th edition of Munich International Film Festival.



-The poster of the third cultural and artistic festival "Fardakht" with the theme of designing and sewing Iranian and Islamic clothes was unveiled.


Visual Arts

-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.

-The members of the policy making council of the 29th youth visual arts festival were appointed.

-An exhibition of paintings by Behrad Amin Salmasi is currently underway at CAMA – Contemporary and Modern Art Gallery.Named “The Skies of Behrad”, the exhibit runs until July 13 .

-Mohammed Mahdi Asgarpour became the new CEO of Iran Artists House.

-Artworks in different media by Hanieh Noruzi, Reyhaneh Musavi, Elham Rahimi, Elham Khodabandeh, Aida Ramezani and several other artists are on display in an exhibition at Ehsan Gallery. The exhibit named “Time of No Time” will run until July 13.

-The book launch program and a review exhibition on the collection of Sadegh Tabrizi's works will be held at Sohrab Gallery until Tuesday, July 28.

رونمایی از کتاب و مروری بر مجموعه آثار «صادق تبریزی» در گالری سهراب


-The actors and crew of "Khane Kharab" show, written by Reza Dadavi and directed by Mohammad Reza Pourhakimi, were introduced.

-Hamid Nili was appointed as the manager of Iranshahr Theater.

-Minister's advisor and CEO of the Rudaki Cultural Foundation appointed "Hamid Fatehi" as the "deputy coordination and planning of halls and centers" of this foundation.

عکس خانه خراب


-"Hijan" orchestra concert was held in Vahdat Hall.

--Kivan Saket held a masterclass in Rafsanjan in the middle of July.

-"Rama" Orchestra concert was held in Vahdat Hall.

-Omid Nemati, the singer of Pallet, a Tehran-based band that performs a fusion of Iranian and modern Western music, gave a concert at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall onJuly 2 and 3.

کیوان ساکت

Culture and Literature

-Iran Pen Association organized the 20th edition of its annual Golden Pen Awards on Tuesday evening while no books were winners in the categories of Adult Story and Review and Research.

-“A Girl in Exile”, a novel by Albanian writer Ismail Kadare, has been published in Persian by Chatrang in Tehran. First published in Albanian in 2009, the book has been translated into Persian by Mahmud Gudarzi.

-“Ibn Tufayl: Living the Life of Reason” by Taneli Kukkonen, a professor of philosophy at NYU Abu Dhabi, has been published in Persian. Naamak is the publisher of the book rendered into Persian by Parisa Sajjadi.

-The Children's Book Council of Iran announced its shortlist for the 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Award on Tuesday.

-The unveiling ceremony of the novel "Rebel" written by Hossein Pakdel was held on Thursday, July 16.



-The first interactive meeting "expanding the cooperation of the community of urban planning engineers of Iran with the representatives of the international community of urban planning" along with the ceremony of concluding the memorandum of cooperation was held today at 15:00 in the virtual space.

-The second meeting of Children's Utopia on the topic of "The influence of interior architecture on children's creative minds" with a speech by Arthur Omidazri; architect and university lecturer; and Mohammad Behzadpour; architect and researcher; It was held in Andisheh Cultural Center.

-The scientific quarterly "Nakhsh Jahan" volume 12, specially for the summer of 1401, was published.

وبینار آرمانشهر

By Dorsa Bakhshandegi