TEHRAN, July 2 (MNA) -- Morteza Ahadi’s “The Sparrow and the Boll” will be screened at the Showcomotion Young People’s Film Festival, which will run until July 10 at Sheffield in England.

The 12-minute Iran animation, which is based on an old Iranian fable, will be screened in the Short and Sweet Section of the festival.



Behruz Gharibpur to stage opera puppet show in Rome 


TEHRAN -- Behruz Gharibpur will stage his acclaimed opera puppet show “Rustam and Sohrab” at Teatro Argentina in Rome in September.


The Teatro Argentina, one of the oldest theatres in Rome, was inaugurated on January 31, 1732. Plays by many celebrated dramatists, including Luigi Pirandello, Henrik Ibsen and Maxim Gorky, were staged at the venue in their times.



Iran to establish first world manuscripts data bank


TEHRAN -- Iran will establish the first world manuscripts data bank in near future, the deputy director of Iran National Library and Archives (INLA), Habibollah Azimi announced on Wednesday.


At present, the bank has collected data on more than 280000 manuscripts from around the world has. The project is being cosponsored by INLA and House of the Book.





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