Iranian cinema has received nearly 3,700 awards at international festivals since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iranian cinema has won nearly 3,700 int'l awards since 1979
Iranian director Yaser Talebi's short film 'The Descendants' managed to win the Yonder Award for the best film at the 3rd Longleaf Film Festival in North Carolina, the US.
'The Descendants' gets award thousands of miles yonder
Cultural Heritage Desk Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) and private sector have jointly renovated 2,216 historical monuments since August 2013, said a senior ICHHTO official.
Over 2,000 historical sites renovated since August 2013
With a change in the political climate, Western visitors once more have a chance to sample the history and culture of Iran.
Iran, a land of culture and history
Cultural Heritage Desk There are 365 ecotourism resorts in Iran, of which the highest number is located in central province of Isfahan, said director general of Iran's National Ecotourism Committee.
Isfahan boasts highest number of ecotourism resorts
Iran has submitted two new cases to UNESCO for registration on the World Heritage lists this year, said the head of Iranian National Commission for UNESCO.
Two new cases awaiting registration on UNESCO list
Iranian director Sajjad Mousavi managed to win the Best Short Film Award at the 4th International Motion Festival (IMF) in Cyprus.
Iran's Mousavi receives Cyprus Best Short Film Award
Environment Desk Some 1,930 villages were covered by waste management system (including collecting, transferring and burying the waste) during the tenure of the current administration which took office in August 2013, said the deputy head of Iran Municipalities and Rural Managements Organization.
1,930 villages brought under waste management system
Heyran Tourist Region is located 30 kilometers to the west of Astara in Gilan Province. It has three villages: The Lower Heyran, the Middle Heyran and the Upper Heyran.
Heyran: One of most famous tourist sites in Astara
Cultural Heritage Desk Renovation of the wind tower of a Seven-Cistern Complex located in Ahmadabad, Ardakan, Yazd Province, has begun, said the head of Yazd Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department.
Ahmadabad Seven-Cistern Complex wind tower undergoing renovation

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