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.
IBNA - While visiting the Book House stand, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that drawing people’s attention to reading books is a multilateral task which demands to be dealt with in media and outside.”
IBNA- Associate Professor of the Department of Culture and Ancient Languages in Tehran University Mahmoud Jafari announced the publication of the book “Guide to Middle Persian inscriptions (Sassanid Pahlavi).
IBNA- Describing the achievements of his recent visit to Russia, Head of Iran’s National Library Seyyed Reza Salehi Amiri referred to the documents showing 515 years of relations between Iran and Russia.
IBNA- On the sidelines of the closing ceremony of Iran’s National Festival of Print Industry, Culture Minister Ali Jannati said that he is so optimistic about the future of publishing industry in the country.
IBNA- Lambert Company of Germany has published the books ‘Iranian Deserts Tourism Attractions and People’s Customs’ and ‘The Iranian Atlas of Desert Fauna and Flora’, compiled by Mohammad Kia Kianian.
IBNA- The executive director of the newly founded House of Light Cultural Complex stated that this institute intends to publish Persian audio books for the blind.
IBNA- Deputy of Culture and Press َََAdministration of Khorasan Razavi Province said that the international section of 2017 Khorasan Razavi Book Fair will be improved.
IBNA- Chairman of Iran’s Union of Exporters Board of Printing and Packaging Industry announced that for the first time, Iran will attend 2016 PACK EXPO International in Chicago.
IBNA- Following the death of the acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, the photographer and author Kourosh Ranjbar said that through his vision, Kiarostami brought beauty out of the heart of ugliness.
IBNA- While considering the copyright an urgent issue by the government, the head of the Office of Iranian Writers Legal Counsel said that Iran’s joining the copyright improves its international status.
IBNA- Visiting the 24th International Quran Exhibition, Khalid Eren, Director General of IRCICA said that he is glad to see translations of Quran printed by this research center displayed in this exhibition.”
IBNA- A collection of short stories titled ‘Visible Stories’ by the eminent Iranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambkhsh with a preface by Javad Mojabi will be released in the coming days.
IBNA- Conductor of Iran’s National Orchestra, Farhad Fakhreddini who worked with the late musician Kamal Pour-Torab at the Conservatory of National Music said that Pour-Torab spent a lifetime to study music and compile books.
IBNA- Celebrated American writer of children’s book Lee Wardlaw, expressed her regret about the unauthorized publishing of her books in Iran adding that she enjoys listening to Persian language.
IBNA- The British author of the best-selling novel ‘The Lighthouse’ Alison Moore, expressed her pleasure at meeting the Iranian publisher of her work. She also praised the progressive character of the Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani.
IBNA- The celebrated Swiss writer Peter Stamm attended the 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) on its fourth day and said the writer is tasked with creating new worlds in the realm of literature not giving advice.
IBNA- The Armenian photographer and author living in Australia Nuran Zorlu, said that he looks for similarities between Islam and Christianity.
IBNA- Visiting the 29th Tehran International Book Fair, a Tehran University Professor Rafael Murillo said: “Leaving the publishers’ stand, I noticed some people riding bikes in the area which is a nice cultural move, refreshing the fair’s space.”
IBNA- The Iranian music composer and performer Keyvan Saket will participate this year in Tehran Book Fair with two books titled ‘Fifteen Elementary Chaharmezrabs’ and ‘Selected Applied Radifs of National Iranian Music’.