KĀNUN-E PARVAREŠ-E FEKRI-E KUDAKĀN VA NOWJAVĀNĀN (The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, hereafter Kanun), an institute with a wide range of cultural, artistic, and educational activities for children and adolescents, founded under the patronage of Queen (Shahbanou) Farah Pahlavi in December 1965. This entry is divided into the following nine sections:

i. Establishment of Kanun.

ii. Libraries.

iii. Book publishing.

iv. International film festivals.

v. Film production: 1970-77.

vi. Music and sound production.

vii. Visual arts training center.

viii. The pioneers and promoters.

ix. From 1979 to 2009: An overview.

(Fereydoun Moezi Moghadam)

Originally Published: December 15, 2010

Last Updated: April 20, 2012

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