0137 GMT March 20, 2018
Top trending travel destination for 2018
Ishigaki, a stunning white island in Japan's Okinawa archipelago, is the top trending travel destination for 2018 on TripAdvisor — but you'd be forgiven for never having heard of it.
The Louvre at Tehran
The Louvre in Tehran is the first large-scale exhibition by a major Western museum in Iran and an outstanding cultural and diplomatic event for both countries.
'The Emoji Movie' named worst picture at the 2018 Razzies
'The Emoji Movie' has been hailed at the worst picture of 2017 at the Golden Raspberry awards (AKA the Razzies), making it the first animated feature in 38 years to earn the top dishonor.
First ever int'l Iraqi movie on home screen
The first Iraqi feature film, 'Al-Rihla' (The Journey), which was made in cooperation with a few European countries, is on silver screen in Iraq from March 1.
UK to launch first Muslim literature, culture festival
Novelists Elif Shafak and Kamila Shamsie are set to headline the UK's first dedicated festival of Muslim culture, literature and ideas, at the British Library in April.
Persian language in Serbia paves way for boosting Iran ties
Promoting Persian language creates conditions for expanding Iran-Serbia cooperation, especially in the tourism sector, said Iran's ambassador to Serbia.
Termeh Iran’s most luxurious handwoven cloth
Termeh, as the most sumptuous Iranian handwoven cloth, has for centuries manifested the artistic essence of the Iranian culture in clothing and décor.
'Kasco' coveting Asian, European awards
Iranian short film 'Kasco', directed by Mojtaba Qasemi, will be screened in international film festivals in Bangladesh and Italy.
Belarusian prize goes to Iran's 'Retouch'
Iranian short film 'Retouch', directed by Kaveh Mazaheri, received the Best Fiction award at the 4th Short Movie Club Film Festival (SMCFF) in Belarus.
Kashan named Iran's Book Capital
The central city of Kashan in Isfahan Province has been designated as fourth Iran's Book Capital for the Iranian year which begins on March 21.
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