The impact of the late Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami, a winner of Palme d'Or, on contemporary Iranian art will be the subject of a documentary titled 'Along with the Wind' which is to be directed by Mehdi Shadizadeh.
Kiarostami's impact on art to be highlighted in documentary
The second edition of Show of Hands Festival centered on Pluck and Strings Solo Improvisations will be held at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center from September 1 to 6, said the organizer of the event.
Tehran to host int'l solo improvisations festival
The winners of the 18th Hafez Awards were announced in a ceremony at Tehran's Milad Tower.
Hafez Awards winners announced
President of the Polo Federation Hojatollah Dehkhodaei said Chogan, a forerunner of Polo, was named in the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage as Iran’s cultural heritage, contrary to claims made by some other countries, such as Azerbaijan.
'Chogan' registered as Iran's cultural heritage
Three antique items were found in Jiroft, southeastern Iran, said the commander of the protection unit of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.
5,000-year old antique found in SE Iran
Cinema is not a matter of women's quotas and films are not chosen on the basis of the gender of the directors, said the Director of Venice Days Giorgio Gosetti.
Venice Days director responds to gender bias claims
The Turkish capital is hosting an exhibition to illustrate Persian carpets and pictorial rugs in a bid to introduce Iranian culture and handicrafts.
Invaluable Persian carpets on display in Ankara
Persian translation of a distinguished Malay mystic work was unveiled in Kuala Lumpur by the Iran's cultural attaché in Malaysia within the framework of expansion of bilateral cultural cooperation.
Persian translation of excellent Malay book out
Archeologists recently found a large number of kiln relics dating back to Sui Dynasty (581-618 CE) in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province.
Ancient kiln relics found in east China
The ancient city of Pompeii is one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in the world. Located just outside of Naples in southern Italy, Pompeii is renowned for its well-preserved Roman ruins — and the disaster that ironically left them intact.
How a volcanic eruption preserved the ancient Roman city of Pompeii

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