Of the youngest prolific Iranian curators, Ali Bakhtiari was born in 1985, Tehran. He started his career as a curator in 2008 with a retrospective of Faramarz Pilaram at Gallery 66 in Tehran.
Sadeq Hedayat Literary Awards was initiated in 2003 in honor of the 100th birthday of the great writer of The Bind Owl and since then it has been awarded to the Best Persian Short Stories.
79 years after her birth, an exhibition was held in Tehran in January 2014 to present the portraits of Forough made by a number of veteran and emerging artists…
Founded by Alhoda International Cultural, Artistic and Publishing Institute, the Balkh Festival tends to expand mutual cultural interests between Iranian and Afghan thinkers and writers by commemorating and awarding outstanding figures and achievements in this regard.