On the eve of the 12th commemoration ceremony for legendary Iranian poet and thinker Ferdowsi, coincident with the 100th anniversary celebration of Finland independence, Ferdowsi’s bust was installed at Helsinki University.
IBNA- Culture Minister Sayyed Reza Salehi Amiri sent a message expressing condolences over the death of Ayatollah Seyyed Hassan Salehi, father of Deputy Culture Minister Sayyed Abbas Salehi (PhD).
IBNA- The Secretariat of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Book of the Year Award issued a call for participation of authors translators and publishers at the 35th edition of this event.
IBNA- The remarkable Persian book for children ‘Daddy Snowman’ by Jabbar Baghcheban was translated into English for the first time.
IBNA– At the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Director General of libraries and institutes of Italy’s Culture Ministry said that his country will attend the 30th Tehran International Book Fair with the title “Timeless Beauty”.
IBNA– English version of children’s books published by Iran’s Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (CIDCYA) recent years is released at the 54th Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
IBNA- A British scholar of Islamic Studies and Persian Andrew J. Newman authored the book considering the life and works of Iranian thinkers and artists during Safavid era.
IBNA- Iran is partaking in the 33rd Tunis International Book Fair currently underway in the capital of the North African country.
IBNA– Deputy Culture Minister and executive deputy of the 30th Tehran International Book Fair Abbas Salehi visited Shahr-e Aftab Complex during its preparation process for hosting the major Iranian book event.
IBNA– The 37th International Paris Book Fair which is currently underway at Port de Versailles with Iranian representatives in attendance commemorated the recently deceased Persian poet and lyricist Afshin Yadollahi.
IBNA- 265 foreign publishers have registered to participate at the 30th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) which is held in early May.
IBNA– Deputy Director of the 30th Tehran international Book Fair (TIBF) met the organizers of Beijing Book to discuss on selecting Iran as the guest of honor of Beijing Book Fair 2017.
IBNA- Hosseinyeh Ershad Public Library in Tehran will play host to a meeting titled, “Quranic Studies by Non-Muslim Thinkers” scheduled to be held today.
IBNA– Culture Minister Sayyed Reza Salehi Amiri Stated that about 500 Billion Toumans (nearly 132 million dollars) was paid to artists, authors and cultural activist in the closing Iranian year (ends on March 20).
IBNA– Persian language students of the University of Belgrade welcomed spring and Norouz by reciting poems in praise of the great Iranian poets Hafez, Sa`di, Rumi, Shafiei Kadkani, Ghaisar Aminpour and Fereydoun Moshiri.
IBNA– On the occasion of Italy’s participation at the 30th Tehran International Book Fair as the guest of honor, a meeting was held to review contemporary Italian literature in the Iranian capital.
IBNA- A commemoration ceremony was held for the Iranologist and professor of Persian literature Jahangir Dorri in Moscow State Linguistic University by the Cultural Attaché of Iran’s Embassy in the Russian capital.
IBNA– Iranian-Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian is preparing a collection of his short comic stories titled ‘Kharestan’ (Donkey Land) to be released by ‘Seda-ye Mo`aser’ Publications.
IBNA–The meeting “Considering Contemporary Italian Literature” will be held in Tehran on the occasion of Italy’s participation at the 30th Tehran International Book Fair as the guest of honor.
IBNA– At the closing session of a special Persian course for the French students, the representative of Sa`di Foundation said throughout history, great world figures have expressed their interest in Persian language.