Franco Zeffirelli, whose opulent set designs and sweeping directorial style bolstered operatic films, religious epics and Shakespearean love stories, has died at 96.
Franco Zeffirelli, director of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ dies at 96
Iran has been one of the main destinations of foreign tourists, with thousands of years of civilization and a rich cultural heritage, the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Budapest said.
Envoy: Iran major destination for foreign tourists
Two Iranian animations, ‘Son of the Sea’ and ‘Am I a Wolf?’, won awards at the 59th Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market in France.
Iranian animations bag triple Annecy awards
Four handicrafts of North Khorasan Province, including Kurdish tablecloth, charouq, chadorshab and gemstone necklace, have received the UNESCO Seal of Excellence, said the director general of the provincial cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism department.
North Khorasan handicrafts get UNESCO Seal of Excellence
An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s ability to protect them.
Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk
Sa’di Iranology center was opened in collaboration with Allameh Tabataba'i University in Shanghai International Studies University (SISU).
Sa’di Iranology center opened in Shanghai Int’l University
The 10th edition of the Walthamstow International Film Festival announced 2019 nominees with Iran short film being in the top list.
Iran’s ‘The Souvenir’ nominated at London Walthamstow festival
Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo visited National Museum of Iran and signed memorial book of the museum on Thursday afternoon.
Japan PM visits National Museum of Iran
The Embassy of Pakistan in Tehran, in collaboration with the ECO Cultural Institute (ECI), organized a seminar on ‘Philosophy of Khudi (self) in the poetry of Iqbal and Sa’adi’ at ECI on Wednesday.
Seminar on Khudi philosophy in poetry of Iqbal, Sa’adi held in Tehran

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