culture in the East

UAE and Israeli film bodies plan regional film festival

The Abu Dhabi Film Commission, the Israel Film Fund and the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film and Television School have signed a cooperation agreement for training and production, a joint statement said on Monday. The agreement includes …

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Chinese art at the Oriental Museum

Today, within the framework of the IV Festival of Chinese painting gunbi, the exhibition "Summer Day in the Mountain Pavilion" has opened at the State Museum of the East. The exhibition features about 100 objects of art: 90 …

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Civil servants stop working remotely in Iran

The further relaxation of the isolation regime continues in Iran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani informed. "Rouhani said that the country has managed to take control of the coronavirus outbreak, and the trend towards a decrease …

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'Aladdin Meets Parkour' filmed in Uzbekistan (VIDEO)

The short film was shot in the historical genre using parkour elements, and its story is dedicated to new adventures of Aladdin in Uzbekistan. The film was shot in places where the historical buildings of the ancient cities of Khiva and …

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TURKSOY Youth Chamber Orchestra to perform in Baku

TURKSOY Youth Chamber Orchestra will perform on the stage of the Azerbaijan State Academic Philharmonic Hall in Baku on September 9. Before coming to Azerbaijan, the musicians will perform a concert in Almaty on September 6. …

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UK returns looted artefacts to Iraq

The British Museum completed the largest ever handover of looted Iraqi artefacts found in Britain in a ceremony at the residence of Iraq’s ambassador in London yesterday. The collection of 156 inscribed tablets, some more …

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 Two arts academies to be established in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will set up arts academies, including two in the next two years, offering a step toward academic qualification and enlarging the Kingdom’s footprint in heritage, arts and crafts, and music. The initiative is part of …

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