Events and Festivals in Tehran

  • Nowruz: Nowruz, meaning the Iranian New year starts on March 20 and the celebration continues up to 12 days. During this festival, relatives come together and share the love.
  • Tehran International Puppet Theater Festival: Dating back to 1989, this festival is celebrated every two years and attracts famous puppeteers from all around the world. The festivity generally takes place in the month of June.
  • Tehran International Short Film Festival: Every year during the month of October and November, Tehran International Short Film Festival recognizes the Iranian talents and screens the best Iranian movies.
  • Tehran Book Fair: Taking place every year in the months of May and June, Tehran Book Fair is one of the leading publishing events in the whole of Asia and the Middle East.
  • Chahar Shanbeh Soori: Happening in the month of December, Chahar Shanbeh Soori is the festival of fire that celebrates the supremacy of light over darkness.

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