Celebrated Iranian-born Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian composed a musical piece in commemoration of the victims of the Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 which was hit by a missile last month.
Tjeknavorian composes piece in memory of UIA Flight 752 victims
Iranian short film, ‘Cradle of Silence,’ written and directed by Mostafa Mehraban, is slated to go on screen at the competition program of the 15th edition of the Myrtle Beach International Film Festival in the US.
Iran’s ‘Cradle of Silence’ to vie at US festival
To attract more visitors to two less popular heritage sites associated with the revolt of 1857 — Indian Freedom Struggle — in the Indian capital of Delhi, the State Archeology Department (SAD) has planned to set up two museums at Mutiny Memorial in Kamala Nehru Ridge and Qudsia Bagh near Kashmiri Gate Interstate Bus Terminal (ISBT).
Delhi to get museums at two heritage sites
The Iranian city of Mashhad in Khorasan Razavi Province, in northeastern Iran, one of the most important religious and historical tourist destinations in the country, is Iran’s second health tourism destination after Tehran.
Mashhad, Iran’s second health tourism destination
Archeologists discovered a treasure trove of fossil rock art that is 15,000 years old in the autonomous region of Catalonia, Spain. In an investigation, the engravings were found on cave walls. The art is believed to prove that the site once was a religious sanctuary or shrine.
Paleolithic ‘sanctuary’ containing rock art from 15,000 years ago discovered in Spain
A co-production between Afghanistan and Iran ‘Rona, Azim’s Mother’, by Tehran-based Afghan brothers Jamshid and Navid Mahmoudi, received the Cultural Diversity Award under the Patronage of UNESCO at the 13th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA).
‘Rona, Azim’s Mother’ receives UNESCO Cultural Diversity Award in Paris
Ancient flint tools, a Roman villa and the largest Saxon cemetery excavated in modern times are just some of the remarkable finds unearthed by archeologists along the route of the new Lincoln Eastern Bypass between Wragby Road and Bracebridge Heath, England.
More than 700 historic burials, a Bronze Age boat found along Lincoln's new bypass in Englnd
The leadership of the César awards, known as France’s equivalent of the Oscars, collectively stepped down, it announced.
The leadership of ‘French Oscars,’ the César awards, announces its resignation en masse
Hong Kong FilMart, Asia’s largest film and TV trade fair, will be postponed from its scheduled date in March to a new slot in August. The decision was a response to the growing fear of the novel coronavirus which has spread from mainland China to reach more than 20 countries and territories so far.
Hong Kong FilMart postponed in coronavirus response

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