0311 GMT June 23, 2018
UNESCO recognizes Panama's hats
Cultural authorities at UNESCO have recognized the artisans of Panama for their distinctive woven hats. No, not those hats; The famed ‘Panama hat’ comes from Ecuador.
How Guinea-Bissau writers are changing a nation’s identity
The Guinea-Bissau Writers Association gathers dozens of people from different backgrounds who share the same goal: To improve the literature of a small West African country with one of the world’s lowest literacy rates.
‘Pet Man’ fetches Iran Brazilian award
Iranian short ‘Pet Man’ by Marzieh Abrar-Paydar won the Best Animation Short Film award from the 2nd Sao Paulo Times Film Festival.
TMOCA, British Museum seek cooperation
Heads of British Museum and director of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMOCA) met in the Iranian capital on Sunday and voiced hope for future cooperation in arts and cultural fields.
Tehran, Athens eager to join hands in tourism industry
Iran and Greece underlined the need to strengthen cultural cooperation, especially in tourism.
Hundreds of submissions to Fajr Int’l Film Festival
Over 600 filmmakers from 35 countries have submitted works to the 2018 edition of the Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) in Iran, organizers said.
‘The End of Dreams’ goes to Dhaka Film Festival
‘The End of Dreams’ has been accepted into the screening program of the 26th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) in Bangladesh.
‘Retouch’ set for 10 more int’l screenings
Iranian short film, ‘Retouch’, which has brought home a special jury award from a Turkish film festival, is set for 10 more international screenings in January and February 2018.
China to boost cross-border cooperation in preserving historical sites
China will bolster cross-border cooperation in preservation of historical sites and joint archeology in 2018 in coordination with the Belt and Road Initiative.
‘Darkest Hour’ director Wright to be honored
‘Darkest Hour’ director Joe Wright will receive the Cinema Audio Society filmmaker award at the 54th Annual CAS Awards on Feb. 24 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel.
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