Yoga was inscribed in UNESCOs Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 11th session of Intergovernmental Committee held from November 28 to December 2, 2016 at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Yoga closer to be inscribed in UNESCO
Both Omar Khayyam and Maryam Mizrakhani complicate the vision of their common homeland, Iran, in Western imagination.
From Khayyam to Mirzakhani: Iran’s beautiful minds
Yunnan Province in southwest China is racing against time to digitalize intangible cultural heritage on the verge of extinction.
Intangible cultural heritage digitalized in Yunnan
A graphic novel about the history of Singapore stirred controversy before its publication, with a senior official in the city-state once warning that it could, "potentially undermine the authority of legitimacy of the government and its public institutions."
Controversial Singaporean graphic novel wins 'Oscars' of comic world
The Harry Potter franchise is a global sensation and the books have been translated from British English into around 73 languages.
Here's how to say the Hogwarts houses in other languages
Iran will take part in the 24th Beijing International Book Fair as a special guest. The Islamic Republic will attend the event this year under the motto: 'Iran: The Colorful Dream of Silk Road'.
'Colorful Dream of Silk Road' comes true in Beijing
Iranian female director Rakhshan Bani-Etemad will serve on the panel of jury in the Horizons section of the Venice Film Festival, which is dedicated to more cutting-edge fare.
Iran's filmmaker on jury duty in Venice
John Heard, best known as Peter McAllister in the 'Home Alone' movies who appeared in a wide range of TV and film roles, has died at 71 in Palo Alto, California.
Heard, 'Home Alone' dad, dies at 71
The 21st Avanca International Film Festival in Portugal will screen Iranian short film 'AniMal' which is co-directed by Bahram and Bahman Ark.
Iran's 'AniMal' finds way to Avanca Festival
Iranian composer and orchestra conductor Amir Pourkhalaji won the Best Original music score, Animation short film at the Five Continents International Film Festival in Venezuela.
'Light Sight' composer wins Five Continents award

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