Iran's handicrafts exports increased by 9.5 percent in the six months to September 22 compared to the figure for the same period last year, said the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran (ICHHTO).
Handicraft exports up 9.5%
The city of Gonbad-e Qaboos in Golestan Province was nominated for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage City registration for its Turkmen rugs, said a provincial cultural heritage official on Sunday.
Gonbad-e Qaboos up for UNESCO registration
Germany is willing to deepen ties with Iran particularly in the cultural field, said the German Ambassador to Iran.
Envoy: Germany seeks greater cultural ties with Iran
Iranian archeologists discovered an ancient tooth with the features of a Neanderthal kid in the mountains of the western province of Kermanshah.
Neanderthal child tooth unearthed in Kermanshah
Iranian documentary 'In the Realm of the Spider-tailed Viper', by Fat’hollah Amiri, was awarded with Icon Films Emerging Talent Award at the UK Wildscreen Festival which was held from October 15-19.
Iran's documentary on spider-tailed viper awarded in UK
The founder and curator of the museum institute, the private child mobile museum Soosan Nikzat was appointed as the peace ambassador by the president of International Committee for Museology (ICOFOM), François Mairesse and an official at the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Ahmad Mohit-Tabatabaei.
Iran's museum curator becomes ICOM peace ambassador
Iranian film 'No Date, No Signature' by Vahid Jalilvand joined other Foreign-Language Oscar contenders from Asia to vie at the Fourth Asian World Film Festival in Los Angeles, California.
Iran's 'No Date, No Signature' joins Oscar contenders at Asian festival
The Swedish Academy, the body that awards the Nobel Prize for Literature, picked an expert in ancient Nordic languages as a new member on Friday, a step toward recovering its standing after a scandal forced it to postpone this year’s prize.
Swedish Academy names new member after scandal blocking Nobel Literature Prize
It is a striking object. The lyre, dating back to the 19th century, may not be the obvious draw for a prospective visitor to a gallery of the Islamic world, but in its wonderful complexity it illustrates the diversity of the works, places and ideas on display at the British Museum’s new Albukhary Foundation Gallery.
British Museum’s new Islamic world gallery, a triumph
The multi-award winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi will be the recipient of the 2018 Stockholm Visionary Award at the Stockholm International Film Festival.
Two-time Oscar-winning director Farhadi to receive Visionary Award in Stockholm

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