Arts & Culture

  • Iranian film awarded 2 prizes at Hong Kong Film Fest

    “The Wasteland” directed by Ahmad Bahrami won the awards for the best film and the best actor in the main section at the 45th Hong Kong Film Festival.The 45th edition of the festival kicked off on April 1 and will complete its run on Monday.“The Wastel…

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  • Italian festival audience awards Iranian film “Yeva”

    – The cinematic work “Yeva” directed by Anahid Abad, a joint production of Iran-Armenia, is awarded Italian festival audience prize. The feature film of Iranian cinema “Yeva” was able to attract the audience of the Francophone Film Festival of Italy and won the award for this section. “Yeva” which was filmed in Armenia narrates a…

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  • Iran’s globally registered handicrafts cities, villages

    – Iran has globally registered 11 cities and three villages under their native handicrafts during past six years, making the country a world leader in registering local productions.The council for national registration of cities and villages with speci…

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  • IRNA, Kazinform organize online photo exhibition

    – The exhibition themed Iran and Kazakhstan through the lens was opened to introduce Iranian and Kazakh nature, cultural heritage, and traditions.The exhibition, which includes photos taken by the photographers of IRNA and Kazinform, was opened simulta…

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  • Iranian cinematic work ‘Eaten’ awarded in Switzerland

    – Iranian short animation ‘Eaten’ received an award at the Black Movie International Film Festival in Switzerland.Mohsen Rezapour, who is a successful artist, has directed the short animation.The synopsis of the flick reads, “On a mysterious planet, a …

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  • Iranian artist to showcase tsunami photos in Tokyo

    – Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is to put up an exhibition of Iranian photographer Afshin Valinejad’s photos on the occasion of the tsunami’s anniversary for the tenth consecutive year.The exhibition is to be held for two weeks as of Ma…

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  • Iranian actress receives Living Skies festival award

    Mojan Kordi won the award for the best performance at the 33rd Living Skies Student Film Festival in Canada for her role in the Iranian short drama “The Recess” directed by Navid Nikkhah-Azad.Kordi won the award for the best performance at the 33rd Liv…

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