Yazd city registered as world heritage site

Culture - The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has adjoined the ancient city of Yazd in central Iran to the list of world heritage sites, it was reported on Sunday.

Culture - Iranian short film ‘The Painter’ directed by Ashkan Maleki entered the final stage of an American festival called ‘Burien Film Festival’.
Culture - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei is to deliver a speech in the 28th anniversary of the sad demise of the late Imam Khomeini, Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Culture - The Islamic Republic of Iran Medical Council (IRIMC) announced that the hospital reports received from France confirms IRIMC’s judgment about Abbas Kiarostami’s death.
Culture - A unique stone construction known as ‘Tehran Versailles’ belonged to a wealthy person before the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, has been registered on the list of Iran’s national heritage.
Culture - “A Man of Integrity”, the latest work of Iranian film director Mohammad Rasoulof, won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday evening.
Culture - Following a memorandum of understanding inked between Iran and Japan environment departments, a joint specialized delegation of the two countries discussed particle pollution forecasting in a meeting held in this southwestern provincial capital city on Monday.
Culture - Deputy Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization for tourist affairs Morteza Rahmani Movahed announced 19.9 million foreign tourists have visited Iran during past 3 years.
Culture - Many temporary settlements belonging to nomadic tribes were identified in the neighborhood of Chamshir zone in Kohgiluyeh, Boyer-Ahmad province.
Culture - Absolute Rest directed by Iranian filmmaker Abdolreza Kahani has been warmly welcomed by Australian movie-goers.
Culture - An Iranian flick ‘Block 9, Exit 2’, written and directed by noted filmmaker Alireza Amini, received the ‘Best Film’ award at the 14th Kimera International Film Festival in Termoli, Italy.
Culture - Khosrow Sinayi, the pioneer Iranian filmmaker said: “I trust the organizers of Fajr International Film Festival and if they have decided to separate national and international sections of FIFF, it means they have done research and I believed that Fajr festival really deserve the international label.”
Culture - Alireza Raeisian considered FIFF's workshops for coproduction, marketing and screening helpful regarding open new markets to the Iranian cinema.
Culture - Head of the international section of the 33rd FIFF described new approach of Iran Film Market and announced that more than 75 international TV channels, film companies, festival presidents and guests will attend Tehran film market.
Culture - Mohammad Atebayi considered Fajr International Film Festival as an opportunity to meet the audiences’ requirement.
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