Iranian writer, director, and editor, Hooman Naderi, was selected as a member of the jury panel of the 7th edition of the US Free Speech Film Festival which is slated for September 20.
Iranian director Naderi picked as US Free Speech jury member
Greece could be one of the first countries in Europe to welcome tourists back, once the COVID-19 pandemic has been combatted, according to World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) President & CEO Gloria Guevara.
Greece could be one of the first countries that welcomes tourists after coronavirus shutdown
Archeologists from the APSARA National Authority (ANA) recently discovered a large statue of a turtle buried at the bottom of a pond in the Angkor Wat area in Cambodia.
Archeologists discover mysterious turtle statue in Angkor Wat pond
The International Short Film Festival themed ‘One Minute Quarantine’ on the coronavirus pandemic is to be held in Tehran, capital of Iran. The exact date has yet to be announced.
Iran to host int’l film festival on COVID-19
The Eastern musical instrument the bass ghaychak (Persian bowed string instrument) was designed and made by artists from the Traditional Arts Group of the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage & Tourism to replace the cello in Iran’s National Orchestra, said the director of Expansion and Development of Traditional Arts Office at Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
Iran’s bass ghaychak will replace Iran National Orchestra’s cello
China’s cinemas may now reopen for business if they follow coronavirus prevention protocols like capping visitor numbers, new guidelines issued by the country’s top administrative body said.
Chinese authorities say cinemas may now reopen, as cinephiles rejoice
Iranian film ‘Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness,’ directed by Massoud Bakhshi, will be screened at 50 movie theaters in the Czech Republic.
Iranian film ‘Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness’ to go on silver screen in Czech Republic
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) continues to tweak its rules for the Golden Globes in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, this time in regard to the foreign language film category.
Golden Globes changes foreign-language eligibility rules
Northern Europeans may not be able to decamp to the beaches of the Mediterranean this summer because of the coronavirus, but will their governments support the devastated tourism sector?
Europe's countries seeking to relaunch tourism
A joint operation undertaken by Interpol, Europol, the World Customs Organization and local police forces has recovered 19,000 artifacts from 103 countries, the global policing organization announced.
Authorities recover 19,000 artifacts in international antiquities trafficking sting

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