1034 GMT August 20, 2018
Brown, Williams scoop James Tait Black literary prizes
Craig Brown, who wrote a biography of HRH Princess Margaret, and short story writer Eley Williams are the winners of this year's James Tait Black Prizes, awarded by the University of Edinburgh.
'Red Riding Hood' to go to US festival
Iranian film 'Red Riding Hood', the first work of the young filmmaker Soroush Baghbani, is scheduled to take part at in the semi-finals of the San Francisco Festival.
Iran to donate 'Peace and Friendship' carpet to UN
Iran will donate a handwoven carpet called 'Peace and Friendship' to UN Office during the opening ceremony of the 27th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition, said the head of Iranian National Carpet Center.
'Damascus Time' set for Syria screening
Iranian feature film 'Damascus Time' will be screened for a week in Syria, starting on August 24.
Iran's Short Film Museum to open today
Iran's Short Film Museum will officially be inaugurated today before the closing ceremony of the 9th Independent Short Film Celebration.
Foreign tourists’ passports not to be stamped in Iran
To alleviate tourists' concerns over US sanctions on individuals visiting Iran, the country will soon start a program to not stamp the passports of tourists arriving in Iran.
Persian mysticism conference held in Beijing
The Persian Mysticism and Sufism Conference was held in the Chinese capital Beijing in collaboration with the Iranian Embassy on Saturday.
Everybody Knows Serbian festival kicks off
Asghar Farhadi's feature 'Everybody Knows' opened the 35th Dunav Film Festival in Smederevo, Serbia, on August 18. The festival is scheduled to run until August 23.
Iranian film critic to head Ukraine's Dytiatko jury
Iranian film critic Hamed Soleimanzadeh was selected to serve in the international panel of jury in the First Dytiatko International Children's Television Festival in Ukraine.
Archeologists unearth 3,800-year-old wall relief in Peru
Wall carvings were found in what was once a fishing city of the Caral civilization, the oldest in the Americas.
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