culture in the East

Turkey: Five Roman heritage sites you should know about

The region encompassing modern Turkey was ruled by the Romans for around 14 centuries, serving not only as a gateway into the Near East but also as the empire's administrative base after the reign of Emperor Constantine. As Middle East Eye …

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Iranian artist wins Asia Arts Game Changer Award

Iranian renowned artist Parviz Tanavoli whose art has influenced the world was among those who received Asia Arts Game Changer Awards 2021. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony of the prize will be held on line on May 5, …

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Iran's short film wins Oxford Film Festival award

The Iranian short film "Breaktime," directed by Navid Nikkhah-Azad won the award for the best short fiction film in its first screening in the United States in the 18th Oxford International Film Festival's competitive …

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Kazakhstan to immortalize memory of Roza Baglanova

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ordered to hold events to perpetuate the memory of singer Rosa Baglanova. The relevant information appeared on the president’s Twitter account. "On January 1, 2022, the legendary …

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Azerbaijan avenue and Karabakh quarter opened in Turkey

'Azerbaijan' avenue was opened in Turkey on December 8, Chairman of the Azerbaijani Center for International Studies Samir Adigozalli said. Adigozalli, who attended the opening ceremony, stressed that the avenue is located in …

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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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