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.
IBNA- The book ‘Modern Poetry of Iran’ featuring the English translations of works by the Iranian contemporary poets is released by Rupa Publications in India.
IBNA– ‘Luminous Mothers: Martyr Kamran Ganji According to His Mother’ is the title of a biographical book on the first Iranian Zoroastrian martyr during the Sacred Defense.
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.
IBNA- Iran’s Book House Institute will hold the international conference “Role of Munshi Newal Kishore in the Development of Persian Language and Literature in the World” in collaboration with Delhi University and Iran’s Cultural Attaché to India.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IBNA- Noted German poet and essayist Martin Mosebach will hold a meeting with Iranian experts and literature enthusiasts in Tehran’s Book City on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
IBNA– In the opening ceremony of the Provincial Book Fair held in Kashan, Deputy Culture Minister stated that 60,000 books have been published from the beginning of the Iranian year.
IBNA– The book ‘Essays on Plasco Building’, about the recently burned down iconic building of Tehran was published and dedicated to Iranian firefighters martyred during rescue efforts in that place.