0313 GMT April 19, 2019
Ancient Australian indigenous site recreated with VR technology
Researchers from Australia's University of Newcastle have digitally mapped and recreated an ancient aboriginal site, allowing users to step 6,500 years back in time using a virtual reality headset.
Scholar: World’s most expensive painting could be fake
Da Vinci’s iconic painting ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most expensive piece of art after it sold for $450 million two years ago, could be a fake – and worth less than $1,200, according to a report.
Four Iranian films to attend Uruguay festival
The 37th edition of Uruguay International Film Festival (Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay) will host four Iranian short and feature films. The festival is slated for April 17-28.
Tehran gearing up for 37th FIff as cultural-tourism event
Tehran is gearing up for welcoming national and international guests for this year’s Fajr International Film Festival (FIff).
William Shakespeare's London home 'identified by historian'
New research showed where William Shakespeare lived in London when he was writing ‘Romeo and Juliet’.
Persian poet Attar to be commemorated
Several programs will be held to commemorate the birth anniversary of the 13th-century Persian mystic and poet Farideddin Attar Neyshaburi, known as Attar, today.
Two Iranian docs to vie at London Lift-Off festival
Two Iranian documentaries, including ‘Sara’ by Hadi Shariati and ‘I Must Fly’ by Ghazaleh Razavi, made it into the lineup of the 9th London Lift-Off Film Festival in London slated for April 21 to 28.
Iranian photographers among winners of World Press Photo 2019
Two Iranian photographers Forough Alaei and Enayat Asadi won two prizes in World Press Photo 2019.
Mandela’s sketch of his Robben Island cell door to be sold at auction
Of all the sketches he made about his 27-year incarceration, this was the one Nelson Mandela wanted to keep. A depiction of his Robben Island cell door with a key in it – a powerful symbol of hope and resilience.
Iranian teenager ranks first at Azerbaijan music contest
Iranian teenager Ramin Mahshidfar ranked first at the eighth International Festival Competition of Young Performers (under age 20) among countries of the Islamic world.
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