An international, prestigious cultural foundation in Italy, Blue Knowledge, awarded Iranian-Armenian director of ‘Yeva’, Anahid Abad, with the Marco Polo Project Award on the sidelines of Venice International Film Festival.
Taiwan has blamed China for the United Nations (UN)’s decision not to invite the self-ruled island — claimed by Beijing as Chinese territory — to an annual World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting later this month.
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei applauded the growing enthusiasm for the commemoration of Arbaeen, describing the magnificent pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (PBUH) in Karbala to mark Arbaeen as a major event bestowed by Almighty God.
Iranian feature narrative film 'Oblivion Season', directed by Abbas Rafei, received ARFF Best Feature Film Award at the Around Films International Film Festival (ARFF) in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the US.
Iranian musicians will take part in an international performance of a music group 'Melody for Dialogue' to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the UN cultural body UNESCO in Paris on December 22.