IBNA- Speaker of the policy making committee of Tehran International Book Fair announced that China has been selected as the guest of honor at the 31st Tehran International Book Fair in 2018.
IBNA- An outstanding Indian Professor of Persian language and literature at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, Azhar Dehlavi passed away, he was 83.
IBNA- Hosseinyeh Ershad Public Library in Tehran will carry out the 31st edition of “Book Exchange” Project from Friday October 15 to Thursday, October 20.
IBNA- Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi believes that the distribution of books on the Iranian Sacred Defense should be administered independently by the publishers of this genre books.
IBNA- In recognition of over 70 years of composing poems, creating empathy among the Iranians and other Persian speakers, Mahmoud Afshar’s 23rd Historical and Literary Award was granted to Houshang Ebtehaj under the pseudonym of “Sayeh”.
IBNA- Iranian Cultural Fairs Institute announced that 50 works by 50 Iranian book illustrators will be put on public display in the 61st Belgrade book Fair.
IBNA- Iran’s Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (CIDCYA) displayed about 200 books at the 23rd Tokyo International Book Fair and was greeted by the Japanese visitors, authors, publishers and book sellers.
IBNA- The 4th edition of Commemoration Congress for Molana (Rumi) will be held with the slogan “Functional Mysticism in Line with Global Peace” on September at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran.
IBNA- Concurring with the beginning of the school year, Culture Minister Ali Jannati attended Alborz High School, and while talking about acquiring knowledge, said that nothing takes the place of reading books.
IBNA- The special meeting “Contemporary Poetry and New Media” will be held in Tehran on Monday with the Director of Berlin House of Poetry (Haus für Poesie) Thomas Wohlfahrt (PhD) in attendance.
IBNA- Attended by the Iranian publishers, the 23rd Tokyo International Book Fair will be held from September 23 to 25, 2016 in Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center).
IBNA- In a meeting with the Director of the Hermitage Museum, the head of Iran’s National Library Salehi Amiri stressed on strengthening the Russian-Iranian cultural relations as Hermitage Museum was tasked with introducing Iran’s written heritage.
IBNA- The 4th International Conference of Ashuraist and Revolutionary Poetesses will be held in collaboration with the Art Centre of Islamic Propagation Organization.
IBNA- At the first stage of selecting works for Biennial of the Best Books on Music in Iran, 87 books were chosen for the second stage of competition.
IBNA- Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati and his deputies will meat Armenian journalists from different countries on Saturday in Tehran.
IBNA- The New Yorker has announced the list of contenders of National Book Award in the category of “Poets” and Iranian-American Solmaz Sharif is one of the nominees for receiving the award.
IBNA- The first English-Persian and Persian-English Dictionary of ‘Traditional Medicine’ is published with about 30,000 words and medical terminologies, by “Moin” Publications.
IBNA- Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati Met the head of the Cultural Institute of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Eftekhar Hossein Aref to discuss the expansion of cooperation with this organization.
IBNA- Book City’s Cultural and International Deputy announced the cooperation of Chekhov’s Cultural Center with this Institute and said that more than 1,800,000 copies of Chekhov’s works have been published in Iran.