An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archeologists say, calling it the Anglo-Saxon equivalent of King Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Discovery of ancient tomb in Britain yields new info
The West Yorkshire poet Simon Armitage, a former probation officer who describes his writing as “no-brow,” was appointed as the UK’s 21st poet laureate.
Simon Armitage named UK’s poet laureate
One short film and one documentary by ‘Hamid Haqjoo,’ Iranian filmmaker from Bushehr, were selected for the Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, Lift Off Sessions in London.
Two Iranian films selected for British festival
The 27th International Qur’an Exhibition opened at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Grand Prayers Ground (Mosalla) on Saturday evening during a special ceremony attended by Culture Minister Abbas Salehi and a number of cultural figures.
27th Int’l Qur’an Exhibition underway
Iranian photographer Alma Monshi Baghan won an award at the Photographic Society of America (PSA), New York-Manhattan photographic contest.
Iranian photographer wins award at PSA
It was written by Vincent van Gogh a few months before his death, aged 37, during his time as a patient at a small asylum on the outskirts of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence where he painted some of his most vivid and celebrated works.
Van Gogh’s gushing letter to art critic goes on show in Amsterdam
The Louvre Museum’s much-hyped Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, which opens in October, is expected to outshine other events to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death this year.
Italian museums secure Leonardo da Vinci works for 500th-anniversary shows
The Iranian pavilion began its work at the 58th edition of the Venice Biennale on Friday.
Iran’s pavilion opens at Venice Biennale
Austrian ambassador to Iran called for the development of tourism, scientific, economic and cultural cooperation between his country and Kish Island.
Austrian envoy calls for development of cooperation with Kish Island
Iranian fiction-feature, ‘Orange Days,’ will take part in three international film festivals in the US, Spain and Germany in the coming months.
‘Orange Days’ to participate in three int’l festivals

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