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– 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.
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.