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Climbers to raise 27th TIBF flag at Damavand Peak
18 Apr 2014 13:45
IBNA- The director of peripheral activities committee at The 27th Tehran international book Fair, Majid Sahaaf stated that the official flag of the book fair will be raised by the Iranian mountain climbers at the Damavand Peak, Iran's highest mountain peak.
Shokrkhah, Ashna to discuss on Manuel Castells’ trilogy
17 Apr 2014 20:40
IBNA-Attended by two Iranian University instructors, Younes Shokrkhah and Hesam al-Din Ashna, the Persian translation of Communication Power by Manuel Castells, the noted Spanish sociologist and communication scholar will be unveiled in a session at the 27th Tehran International book Fair.
Hashemi in 2009 will be unveiled at 27th TIBF
16 Apr 2014 20:04
IBNA-The book, Hashemi in 2009 written by Hojat ul-Eslam Reza San’ati which was banned for two and a half years has been published and will be unveiled at the 27th Tehran International Book Fair.
Eminent Iranian actress comments on books and reading
15 Apr 2014 21:00
IBNA-“My mother was book and my father was music, and they urged me to read a great deal” says Hengameh Ghaziani, an eminent Iranian actress who has a special penchant for reading. A graduate in western philosophy at San Francisco University, she likes the works of Christian Bubin and the Iranian writer, Esmaeil Fasih the best.
Culture Minister hopes Fajr Poetry Fest is held independently
15 Apr 2014 10:45
IBNA-At a session for the forthcoming 8th edition of Fajr International Poetry Festival, the known Iranian poet, Abd ul-Jabbar Kakayi said the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Ali Jannati hopes from the bottom of his heart that this edition of the festival will be the last one organized and held by the government.
Memoirs of former Iranian regime’s PM published
14 Apr 2014 20:27
The seventh volume of Assadolllah Alam’s memoirs was released, Alam was a former Iranian Prime Minister during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and his memoirs contain information and documents about the significant events in the contemporary history of Iran.
Kazzazi: Sa’di’s ideas and works require new profound studies
14 Apr 2014 2:17
IBNA-On the occasion of a forthcoming honoring ceremony held annually for the celebrated Iranian poet and mystic, Sa’di, a prominent Persian literature professor Mir Jalal al-Din Kazzazi stated that more than being a literary figure, Sa’di is a thinker, a culture scholar with a profound knowledge about human characteristics and his teachings can guide people today.
Noted German author attends the meeting “Global Social Thought” in Tehran
13 Apr 2014 17:30
IBNA-The Iranian Sociological Association is to hold a meeting titled “Global Social Thought Under the Regime of Social Science.” The event is to be attended by the prominent German sociologist and author, Professor Michael Kuhn.
Islamic Encyclopedia’s 21st volume features an article on Ayatollah Khamenei
12 Apr 2014 15:47
IBNA-The 21st volume of the Great Islamic Encyclopedia was published. The new volume features an article on the leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei written by Dr. Ali Akbar Velayati.
Latest news of International publishers at 27th TIBF
12 Apr 2014 1:57
IBNA-Secretary of the International Publishers Committee at the 27th Tehran International Book Fair says the economic sanctions imposed on Iran restricted the financial sources for purchasing new foreign books and compared to the earlier years, their numbers have been reduced in the book fair.
French translation of Conference of the Birds sells 21000 copies
11 Apr 2014 13:41
IBNA- The Iranian studies scholar and translator Manijeh Nouri (PhD) says: “From my first French translation of The Conference of the Birds which was published in 2002 up to now, more than 21000 copies of this [Persian poetic-mystical] masterpiece have been sold out.”
Author Younan’s minimalist stories released
5 Apr 2014 12:39
Iranian author Rasoul Younan has released his latest book—a collection of minimalist stories titled ‘Damn You, Pick Up the Phone! ‘.
Bologna 2014: What
17 Mar 2014 11:08
As children’s publishers from around the world descend on (a hopefully sunny) Italy for the 51st Bologna Children’s Book Fair, running from Monday, March 24 through Thursday, March 27, here’s a look at some new things they can expect to see this year.
Meshkatian Compositions in a Book
17 Mar 2014 10:08
A collection of compositions by the late musician Parviz Meshkatian has been released in a book.
Late Bahman Farzaneh’s Translation of Deledda to be Displayed at TIBF
16 Mar 2014 15:13
The Persian rendition of parts of ‘Dieci romanzi’ by Grazia Deledda translated by late Bahman Farzaneh will be displayed at the upcoming edition of the Tehran International Book Fair.
Persian Language, Literature Center Launched in Turkey
16 Mar 2014 12:00
A Persian language and literature learning center has been inaugurated in Istanbul, Turkey.
Great Persian Illustrated Manuscripts for Sale at Bonhams
16 Mar 2014 11:40
Bonhams sale of Indian and Islamic art on April 8, 2014 in London features two rare and beautiful illustrated manuscripts covering many aspects of courtly life and epic deeds—one with 110 exquisite images and one with 65.
ICFI to Represent Iran in Paris during Nowruz
16 Mar 2014 11:23
Iran’s Cultural Fairs Institute(ICFI) will represent the Islamic Republic of Iran at Paris and Bologna Book Fairs during Nowruz.
Tehran’s Art Bureau to Publish Nima Yushij Poems in Arab Countries
16 Mar 2014 11:09
Tehran’s Art Bureau will publish an Arabic translation of a selection of works by the father of Iranian blank verse poetry, Nima Yushij (1896-1960), in Arab countries in the near future.
Egyptian Novel
16 Mar 2014 11:06
A Persian version of Egyptian author Bahaa Taher’s post-colonial novel “Sunset Oasis” will be published by Iranian publisher Nilufar in the near future.