Congress of Int’l Islamic Resistance Poetry to host 60 foreign, Iranian poets
Publish Date : Sunday 27 October 2013 - 12:26
The 4th Congress of International Islamic Resistance Poetry, to kick off on November 4, will host 60 Iranian and foreign poets.
Some 110 poets form different countries had announced their preparedness to attend the event of which the secretariat will invite poets from 22 states, the executive secretary of the 4th Congress of International Islamic Resistance Poetry said.
The list of the countries will be announced tomorrow, during the congress’s press conference, Nosratullah Saleh Nejhad added.
The first edition of the congress was attended by national poets and then foreign poets were invited for the 2nd edition onwards.
The Islamic Resistance Poetry Congress is held in order to promote Islamic Awakening and paving the grounds for the interaction of Iranian and foreign poets, he noted.
The congress is put together by Revayat Cultural Institute with support from the Cultural Department of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, and Basij Mostazafan Organization.