With the attendance of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
5th Int'l Fajr Poetry Festival concludes
Publish Date : Tuesday 1 March 2011 - 15:16
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attended the closing ceremony of the 5th International Fajr Poetry Festival in which he recited poems of noted poets as well as his own.
The 5th International Fajr Poetry Festival wrapped up today in Tehran's Vahdat Hall. Delivering a speech Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said:" If I were a member of the festival's jury panel I would have introduced all the participants as winners; since entering a world of love means winning."
During the ceremony the president recited poems of distinguished poets as Roudaki, Sa'adi, Vahshi Bafghi, Khayyam, Attar Neishabouri and Khajavi Kermani.
Moreover he said that if the culture and thoughts of modern Iranian poets are introduced to the world the human society would not suffer from difficulties.
Ignoring the thoughts of pure love, affection and the pure humanism creates human's problems, he said.
The 5th International Fajr Poetry Festival wrapped up today in Tehran's Vahdat Hall. The president, the Islamic Guidance and Culture Minister, a group of officials, the festival's organizers as well as Iranian and foreign poets attended the ceremony.