The massive reduction in demand for holiday travel by the main markets Greece draws its visitors from points to a corresponding slump for Greek tourism. The drop in spending on air travel and accommodation by German, French, Italian, British and American holidaymakers this year is expected to come to between 60 and 70 percent. That much smaller expenditure is not seen beginning before September, according to a study by Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE).
Greek tourism to fetch just 30% of 2019 takings
A record 1.76 million people visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in fiscal 2019, which ended in March, after a renovation put extra photos and more of the A-bomb victims’ belongings on display.
Renovated Hiroshima A-bomb museum reeled in record 1.76 million visitors in 2019
Iran’s ‘We Defeat Coronavirus International Cartoon Contest’ has so far received 4,200 submissions from 88 countries, said the director of the Art Bureau’s Visual Arts Office.
Iran’s coronavirus cartoon contest receives 4,200 submissions from 88 countries
A book under the title of ‘Hannah, Our Hero’ on the coronavirus (COVID-19) written by an Iranian author Ali-Asghar Seyyedabadi, was translated into the Croatian language.
Iranian book ‘Hannah, Our Hero’ on COVID-19 translated into Croatian
Iranian short film, ‘Don’t Touch Anything,’ is slated to compete at the 17th Vienna Independent Shorts festival in Austria.
Iran’s ‘Don’t Touch Anything’ to vie in Vienna Independent Shorts
The recent developments and their consequences in cyberspace have caused a change in the Persian language’s stance in the international community, which can be used for strengthening it as a language of power and diplomacy.
Persian language rising amidst int’l crises
Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts is pursuing the allocation of about $250,000 to compensate for the damages to Iran’s tourism infrastructure, said Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan.
Iran to allocate $250,000  to make up for tourism industry losses
Following ‘The Lion King’, ‘Mulan’, and ‘Aladdin’, to name a few, Disney’s 1973 classic animated film ‘Robin Hood’ is the latest movie to get a live-action remake. This one, however, is going straight to Disney Plus.
Disney remaking its classic 1973 ‘Robin Hood’ film
Iran and Germany’s co-production, ‘Extra Sauce,’ directed by Iranian filmmaker Alireza Qassemi, will be screened at the 22nd edition of the Sarasota Film Festival in the US.
‘Extra Sauce’ to go on screen in US
Reporting of the illegal trade in antiquities from Iraq and Syria is leading to a false impression that the European market is flooded with looted items, according to a British Museum curator.
UK curator criticizes ‘misleading’ reports about looted items

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