Iranian film 'Daughter' by Reza Mirkarimi won big at the closing ceremony of the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, India, taking home the prize in the best film and best actor (male) categories. Competing Indian films lost out in all categories at IFFI.
'Daughter' as proud as a Peacock
Isfahan Museum of Contemporary Arts (IMCA) will host two major exhibitions titled 'Peace on Paper' and 'Contemporary Tapestries' from December 4, 2016 to January 3, 2017.
Isfahan to host major art expos
Iranian drama 'The Salesman' by Oscar winning director Asghar Farhadi, about a couple putting on 'Death of a Salesman', won the best foreign language film award of the National Board of Review which has a track record as a predictor of future Oscar glory.
'The Salesman' closer to Oscar award
Norouz — the traditional Iranian festival marking the beginning of spring — was registered on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List on Wednesday, announced the head of the Registration Office of Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO), Farhad Nazari.
UNESCO registers Norouz
The Palm Springs International Film Festival will present Nicole Kidman with the International Star Award for her performance in 'Lion' at its Film Awards Gala on January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.
Kidman to be honored by Palm Springs Film Festival for 'Lion'
Iranian concert 'Havaye Geryeh' (Feel Like Crying) by the musician specializing in traditional Persian music Homayoun Shajarian was well received by the Australian audience.
Homayoun Shajarian's concert gets kudos in Australia
The 20th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival drew to close with the presentation of three accolades to Iranian filmmakers.
Iran garners accolades at Estonian festival
An actor from Dorset won a global competition to find the 'world's most accurate' Vincent van Gogh lookalike.
Van Gogh lookalike competition won by Dorset man
Iranian and British archeologists are looking for structures which will establish a possible link between the defensive structures of North Khorasan, northeastern Iran, and the defensive wall of Gorgan, announced the Research Institute of the Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT).
Iranian, British archeologists search for remains of Gorgan Wall
Dossier for Norouz put forward by 12 countries will be proposed at the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage for registration on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from November 28 to December 2.
12-nation Norouz dossier heading for UNESCO registration

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