Most of those traveling to Egypt come because of a deep fascination with its ancient history. However, Egypt boasts very strong and varied cultural influences, with the most prominent also being Coptic and Islamic.
Two life-size lions crafted from scrap metal guard the entrance to the studio of Kenyan metal sculptor Kioko Mwitiki. Nearby a leopard, with holes in its metal body to mimic spots, crouches next to a giant elephant sculpture.
‘Van Gogh & Japan’, an illuminating film about Vincent van Gogh’s interest in Japanese art and how it influenced and affected his work, went on screen at the Spazju Kreattiv Cinema in Valletta, capital of Malta.
Iranian Arts Exhibition will open on border city of Merv with Turkmenistan on December 14 to present handicrafts in various fields of art. Preparatory works for the exhibit were done by Iranian Cultural Attache to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Decades after they helped save lives in the US capital, police and fire department call boxes still stand on city corners, relics of a time when firefighters used horse-drawn wagons and cops walked the beat.
Four Hamedan tourist attractions and historical monuments in western Iran are now on the UNESCO Temporary List of World Heritage, Director General of the Office for the Preservation and Restoration of Monuments of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Hadi Amini-Roueini said on Wednesday.