World Crafts Council has registered the Iranian cities of Marivan and Sirjan as well as the village of Kalpourgan for their well-known handicrafts.
Marivan, Sirjan registered as world cities of handicrafts
A Florida photographer on an early-morning bike ride the day after Hurricane Irma ravaged the coast stumbled upon a dugout canoe that may be hundreds of years old, according to officials.
Canoe unearthed by Hurricane Irma could be hundreds of years old
An art exhibition 'Memory and Object', featuring the works of 14 Iranian and Italian artists, is underway at Italy's Certosa of Capri.
Iranian-Italian artworks on view
Researchers found a collection of rare artifacts at Vindolanda, in northern England, a Roman cavalry fort along Hadrian’s wall in Northumberland, England, reports the BBC. Among the artifacts are two rare cavalry swords and two wooden toy swords, similar to those still made today.
Rare Roman cavalry swords and toys unearthed along Hadrian’s wall
A Francis Bacon painting valued at £60m is to be seen in public for the first time for 45 years when it goes under the hammer next month.
Francis Bacon's final Pope painting comes to light after 45 years
Tehran and Beijing should take decisive steps towards promotion of bilateral cooperation in the tourism area, Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization Ali-Asghar Mounesan said.
Iran calls for promotion of tourist exchanges with China
Iranian motion picture ‘Negar’s Role’, directed by Ali Atshani, will be screened at the first edition of Aberdeen International Film Festival in Scotland.
‘Negar’s Role’ to vie at Scotland’s Aberdeen festival
The Voynich manuscript is a bit of a historical mystery. It is said that it came from Central Europe and historians have traced it back to the 15th or 16th Century, but beyond that not a lot is known about this cryptic text.
Researcher claims to have deciphered mysterious Voynich manuscript
The best of Iranian cinema this year were awarded during a special ceremony of the 19th Iran Cinema Celebration with Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ scooping the most awards.
19th Iran Cinema Celebration names winners

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