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Italian Iranologist Prof. Gnoli to be commemorated
22 Feb 2017 - 12:51

Italian Iranologist Prof. Gnoli to be commemorated

 

IBNA- The Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia in Tehran will commemorate the celebrated Italian Iranologist Professor Gherardo Gnoli at a ceremony scheduled for Thursday, February 23.

 
‘Inkheart’ trilogy to be unveiled at Iran’s Book House
20 Feb 2017 - 22:31

‘Inkheart’ trilogy to be unveiled at Iran’s Book House

 

IBNA- The Persian translation of ‘Inkheart’ trilogy by noted German writer of children stories Cornelia Funke will be unveiled at Iran’s Book House Institute in Tehran on Tuesday, February 21.

 
Publishers registered to participate in Tehran Book Fair
20 Feb 2017 - 20:41

Publishers registered to participate in Tehran Book Fair

 

IBNA- Director of the local publishers committee of the 30th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) said that the registration of Iranian publishers for participation in this event will begin Tuesday.

 
25th Int’l Quran Exhibition awaits impressive works
19 Feb 2017 - 22:12

25th Int’l Quran Exhibition awaits impressive works

 

IBNA- Deputy Culture Minister of Quran and Etrat believes that presenting different and impressive works at the 25th International Quran Exhibition next year can facilitate the understanding of Holy Quran.

 
Kazem Mousavi Bojnourdi
19 Feb 2017 - 21:04

Comprehensive book on Iran’s geography to be unveiled

 

IBNA- Director of the Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia in Tehran gave details about the unveiling of the five-volume book, ‘Comprehensive Geography of Iran’ in the coming summer.

 
Willem Floor
18 Feb 2017 - 23:07

Qajar period murals speak of Iranian history and art

 

IBNA– Dutch Iranologist and history expert Willem Floor (PhD), described his book ‘Wall Paintings And Other Figurative Mural Art in Qajar Iran’ as a book which discusses Iranian art, culture and history.

 
Culture Minister praises cities nominated to be Book Capital
17 Feb 2017 - 21:36

Culture Minister praises cities nominated to be Book Capital

 

IBNA– Culture Minister Seyyed Reza Salehi Amiri praised the efforts made by the book officials of twenty cities selected to compete at the final stage of Iran’s Book Capital Festival.

 
 
Forough Farrokhzad, Shafiei Kadkani
13 Feb 2017 - 22:54

Scohlar Kadkani admires Forough’s poetry

 

IBNA- Prominent Iranian literature scholar and poet Mohammad Reza Shafiei Kadkani admired the poetry of leading poetess Forough Farrokhzad saying that she was the epitome of a real poet in her own time.

 
Professor Joaquín Rodríguez Vargas
13 Feb 2017 - 21:14

Iranologist describes translation of Persian into Spanish

 

IBNA– Spanish Iranologist and translator of the book ‘Asrar al-Tawhid fi Maqamat al-Sheikh Abu Sa’eed’, Joaquín Rodríguez Vargas, said that Persian literature is popular in Spain.

 
Tehran hosts the 19th International Storytelling Festival
13 Feb 2017 - 20:23

Tehran hosts the 19th International Storytelling Festival

 

IBNA- Organized by Iran’s Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (CIDCYA), the 19th International Storytelling Festival will open tomorrow in Tehran.

 
Professor Nimet Yildirim
12 Feb 2017 - 22:51

Intolerants prevent realizing ‘Shahnameh’ in Turkey: scholar

 

IBNA- Head of Persian Language and Literature Department of Ataturk University whose translation of ‘Shahnameh’ into Turkish brought him a prize at Iran’s 24th Iran’s Book of the Year World Award sees ‘Shahnameh’ a masterpiece.

 
Persian language develops ties between Iran and Japan
12 Feb 2017 - 22:35

Persian language develops ties between Iran and Japan

 

IBNA– Director of Iran’s Cultural Attaché office to Japan Farhad Palizdar said that learning Persian language can help to better acquaint all interested in relations between the two nations of Iran and Japan.

 
Forough Farrokhzad to be commemorated at cinema complex
12 Feb 2017 - 12:08

Forough Farrokhzad to be commemorated at cinema complex

 

IBNA- A commemoration ceremony is scheduled to be held on the occasion of the 50th demise anniversary of the leading Iranian poetess Forough Farrokhzad (1935-1967) at Chehar Sou Cinema Complex in Tehran today.

 
Acclaimed Canadian writer Richard Wright dies
11 Feb 2017 - 21:39

Acclaimed Canadian writer Richard Wright dies

 

IBNA- Richard Bruce Wright, an acclaimed Canadian writer who received various literary awards died on Tuesday at the age of 79.

 
Iranian children
11 Feb 2017 - 20:18

Iranian children's letters put on the UN Secretary-General’s table

 

IBNA– Iran’s Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults will cooperate with the National Post Company in the International Letter-Writing Competition on letters to the Secretary-General of the United Nations program.

 
74 countries participate in Iran’s Biennial Book Cartoon
11 Feb 2017 - 11:03

74 countries participate in Iran’s Biennial Book Cartoon

 

IBNA– Secretary of Iran’s 3rd International Biennial Book Cartoon announced the submission of 2,130 works from 74 countries to the secretariat of the biennial.

 
Norman Mailer’s ‘An American Dream’ published in Persian
10 Feb 2017 - 23:02

Norman Mailer’s ‘An American Dream’ published in Persian

 

IBNA- The Persian translation of ‘An American Dream’ a novel by the celebrated American writer Norman Mailer is released by Qoqnous (Phoenix) Publications in Tehran.

 
Tzvetan Todorov
9 Feb 2017 - 22:41

Bulgarian-French philosopher and literary theorist Todorov dies

 

IBNA- Leading Bulgarian-French philosopher, sociologist, historian and literary theorist Tzvetan Todorov passed away due to a progressive brain disorder on Tuesday, February 5 in Paris. He was 77.

 
Cheever, narrator of American suburbanites’ life in 1970s
8 Feb 2017 - 22:31

Cheever, narrator of American suburbanites’ life in 1970s

 

IBNA– ‘The Golden Age’ a collection of short stories by the acclaimed American author John Cheever, was translated into Persian and released by Parseh Publications in Tehran.