International Congress of Ors-e Bidel due
Publish Date : Tuesday 19 June 2018 - 19:39
IBNA- The 5th International Congress of Ors-e Bidel Dehlavi on the influential Persian poet and Sufi of the Indian subcontinent will be held by Bidel Foundation in collaboration with Iran’s Center of literature.
According to IBNA
correspondent, quoting from the public relations office of Bidel Dehlavi Foundation
, the fifth edition of this event was supposed to take place last year, but after a few months delay it filled be held on July 5 and 6 in Teheran with several Iranian and foreign scholars and researchers in attendance.
In the upcoming edition, lectures, selected articles and other works on the life and poetry of Abdul-Qadir Bidel Dehlavi as well as the world heritage of Persian language and literature will be presented.
Amir Khusrow (Bidel) Dehlavi was the poet laureate
of the Indian subcontinent and has an ever-lasting fame as one of the most versatile poets and prolific prose-writers of the 13th and 14th centuries.
He is traditionally considered to be the founder of Qawwali
and lyrical poetry in Hindustani (Urdu), credited with enriching Hindustani classical music by introducing Persian and Arabic elements in it. The invention of the sitar and the musical styles known as Khyal and Tarana are also attributed to him.