Art & Culture

Ancient site in Herat to change into handicrafts market

The renovation of the barns started in 2020 and had significant progress, but was stopped after political changes in the.

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Herat theatre completes 100 years

Herat had dozens of female theatre artists previously. The number gradually reduced. Now it has only four female actors whose.

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Hushang Ebtehaj, renowned Persian poet, dies at 94

Afghan writers and poets said that Hushng Ebtehaj known as Sayeh was a bridge between classic and modern poetry and.

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Activists say historical sites situation in Bamiyan alarming

Two archaeological experts who served in the Bamiyan information and culture directorate said the situation of ancient sites in the.

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Nuristani style hand engraving grows popular among Herat youth

Instructors from an arts institution said youth in Herat are gaining more interest in new styles of hand engraving.

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Thousands visit Band-e-Amir National Park in Bamiyan

A dusty 13-kilometer road that connects Band-e-Amir with the city of Bamiyan is the main issue for visitors.

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Work begins to restore ancient minaret in Herat city

The minaret is one of the five remaining minarets of the former Musallah complex in Herat city.

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Historical sites in Balkh ‘on the verge of destruction’

Cultural activists said Balkh has over 100 historical sites and that most of them need restoration.

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