The bust of Iranian Muslim physician and philosopher Avicenna (980–1037 AD) was unveiled in Hamedan, the capital of the western province of Hamedan, to honor him.
Avicenna bust unveiled in Hamedan
China’s first press and publication museum will complete construction in 2021 in the eastern metropolis of Shanghai, local authorities said.
Shanghai to open China’s first press museum
The 26th Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), jointly organized by the 17th Beijing International Book Festival and the 9th China Digital Publishing Exposition, commenced on Wednesday at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing with the participation of Iran’s pavilion.
Beijing Int’l Book Fair kicks off with Iran’s attendance
Iranian short ‘The Last Embrace’, directed by Saman Hosseinpour, is to vie at the Manifesto Film Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, slated for September 6-8.
Iran’s ‘The Last Embrace’ to vie in Netherlands
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed Ali-Asghar Mounesan as the acting head of the newly-established Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts.
Mounesan appointed as acting minister of tourism
Costa-Gavras, the Greek-born France-based director of some of the most famed movies of political cinema, from 1969’s ‘Z’ to 1981’s ‘Missing,’ will receive a career achievement Donostia Award at this September’s 67th San Sebastian Film Festival.
Costa-Gavras to receive San Sebastian career achievement Donostia Award
The 10th International Policy Forum on Urban Growth and Conservation kicked off in Tabriz on Tuesday with the participation of 10 countries aimed at the preservation of historical texture in the Eurasian region.
Int’l Policy Forum on Urban Growth and Conservation kicks off in Tabriz
The 72nd Locarno Film Festival drew to a close with Portuguese auteur Pedro Costa’s dark and detached film, ‘Vitalina Varela,’ coming away with several awards together with superlatives from segments of the hardcore cinephile crowd, including jury president Catherine Breillat.
Pedro Costa’s ‘Vitalina Varela’ triumphs at Locarno Film Festival
Iranian film ‘Walnut,’ directed by Mohammad-Reza Haji-Gholami, was set to compete at the LUCAS International Festival for Young Film Lovers in Germany.
LUCAS film festival to feature Iran’s ‘Walnut’

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