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Culture Minister hopes Fajr Poetry Fest is held independently

  Culture Minister hopes Fajr Poetry Fest is held independently

IBNA-At a session for the forthcoming 8th edition of Fajr International Poetry Festival, the known Iranian poet, Abd ul-Jabbar Kakayi said the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Ali Jannati hopes from the bottom of his heart that this edition of the festival will be the last one organized and held by the government.

IBNA-“My mother was book and my father was music, and they urged me to read a great deal” says Hengameh Ghaziani, an eminent Iranian actress who has a special penchant for reading. A graduate in western philosophy at San Francisco University, she ...
IBNA- The Iranian studies scholar and translator Manijeh Nouri (PhD) says: “From my first French translation of The Conference of the Birds which was published in 2002 up to now, more than 21000 copies of this [Persian poetic-mystical] masterpiece ...
Memoirs of former Iranian regime’s PM published
The seventh volume of Assadolllah Alam’s memoirs was released, Alam was a former Iranian Prime Minister during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and his memoirs contain information and documents about the significant events in the contemporary history of Iran.
Kazzazi: Sa’di’s ideas and works require new profound studies
IBNA-On the occasion of a forthcoming honoring ceremony held annually for the celebrated Iranian poet and mystic, Sa’di, a prominent Persian literature professor Mir Jalal al-Din Kazzazi stated that more than being a literary figure, Sa’di is a thinker, a culture scholar with a profound knowledge about human characteristics and his teachings can guide people today.
Noted German author attends the meeting “Global Social Thought” in Tehran
IBNA-The Iranian Sociological Association is to hold a meeting titled “Global Social Thought Under the Regime of Social Science.” The event is to be attended by the prominent German sociologist and author, Professor Michael Kuhn.
Islamic Encyclopedia’s 21st volume features an article on Ayatollah Khamenei
IBNA-The 21st volume of the Great Islamic Encyclopedia was published. The new volume features an article on the leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei written by Dr. Ali Akbar Velayati.
Latest news of International publishers at 27th TIBF
IBNA-Secretary of the International Publishers Committee at the 27th Tehran International Book Fair says the economic sanctions imposed on Iran restricted the financial sources for purchasing new foreign books and compared to the earlier years, their numbers have been reduced in the book fair.
Author Younan’s minimalist stories released
Iranian author Rasoul Younan has released his latest book—a collection of minimalist stories titled ‘Damn You, Pick Up the Phone! ‘.
Bologna 2014: What
As children’s publishers from around the world descend on (a hopefully sunny) Italy for the 51st Bologna Children’s Book Fair, running from Monday, March 24 through Thursday, March 27, here’s a look at some new things they can expect to see this year.
Meshkatian Compositions in a Book
A collection of compositions by the late musician Parviz Meshkatian has been released in a book.
Late Bahman Farzaneh’s Translation of Deledda to be Displayed at TIBF
The Persian rendition of parts of ‘Dieci romanzi’ by Grazia Deledda translated by late Bahman Farzaneh will be displayed at the upcoming edition of the Tehran International Book Fair.
Persian Language, Literature Center Launched in Turkey
A Persian language and literature learning center has been inaugurated in Istanbul, Turkey.
Great Persian Illustrated Manuscripts for Sale at Bonhams
Bonhams sale of Indian and Islamic art on April 8, 2014 in London features two rare and beautiful illustrated manuscripts covering many aspects of courtly life and epic deeds—one with 110 exquisite images and one with 65.
ICFI to Represent Iran in Paris during Nowruz
Iran’s Cultural Fairs Institute(ICFI) will represent the Islamic Republic of Iran at Paris and Bologna Book Fairs during Nowruz.
Tehran’s Art Bureau to Publish Nima Yushij Poems in Arab Countries
Tehran’s Art Bureau will publish an Arabic translation of a selection of works by the father of Iranian blank verse poetry, Nima Yushij (1896-1960), in Arab countries in the near future.
Egyptian Novel
A Persian version of Egyptian author Bahaa Taher’s post-colonial novel “Sunset Oasis” will be published by Iranian publisher Nilufar in the near future.
Darwish’s Love Poems Appear in Persian
A collection of love poems by the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish has been translated into Persian.
Iranian Children to Enjoy
A Persian translation of the children’s book “Save the Empire” has been recently published in Iran.
Alice Munro’s ‘Dear Life: Stories’
The ‘Dear Life’ collection of stories by Alice Munro has been rendered into Persian and will be presented during the upcoming edition of the Tehran International Book Fair.
‘Sunset Oasis’ by Egyptian Writer
Baha Taher’s ‘Sunset Oasis’ has been rendered into Persian by Rhim Foroughi and will be published in Iran by Niloufar Publications.
Novel Translation of
The 4th reprint of an artistic translation of William Shakespeare’s 'Hamlet' will be published in the Iranian book market in the near future.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins National Critics Book Prize
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has won the US National Critics Book Prize for her novel 'Americanah'.