IBNA- In the unveiling ceremony of ‘Miraas’(Heritage) Quarterly Review of Books, CEO of Iran’s Book House Institute Majid Gholami Jaliseh said that basically review is not equal to destroying and does not mean caviling.
IBNA- Executive Secretary of the 5th National Conference on the Intellectual and Artistic Property Right said that Ministry of Culture aims to generalize respect for the rights of authors, composers and artists.”
IBNA- Conference on the National Day of Attar, the legendary mystic and poet from Khorassan, started this morning with the message of the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati at Simorgh Cultural Center in Neishabur.
IBNA- With more than 40 artists, Iran participates at the 56th International Biennial in Venice in a stand as large as 2000 m2.
IBNA- On the occasion of the death of Günter Grass, Iranian writer Jamal Mir-Sadeghi wrote that he was a great writer with his own style, who didn't concern for entertaining aspect of fiction.
IBNA- Call for the 23rd Islamic Republic of Iran Book of the Year Awards in two categories of the Islamic studies and Iranian studies was issued.
IBNA- The book ‘Brocaded Rooster, Fairy Dress’, written by the celebrated Iranian poet and author Ahmad Shamlu and illustrated by noted artist Farshid Mesghali has been published for the age group ‘C’.
IBNA- Iran's Culture Minister Ali Jannati stated that for the first time in Tehran book Fair, special forums for dialogue between representatives from various countries will be established to prepare the ground for cultural exchanges.
IBNA- The meeting “Sa'di from the View of Kyrgyz Poets and Authors” will be held in a cooperation between Iran's cultural attaché to Bishkek and the Kyrgyz Association of Writers in Bishkek.
IBNA- At a news conference, CEO of Iran’s Book House Majid Gholami Jaliseh and Managing Director of Iran’s Artists Forum Majid Sarsangi will sign a memorandum of understanding to promote book reading in the country.
IBNA- The Iranian translator of August Strindberg’s plays into Persian Javad Atefeh says that he is working on a book which describes the influence of this prominent Swedish dramatist on the legendary filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.
IBNA- Director of a committee tasked with monitoring the content of foreign works participating at the 28th Tehran International Book Fair Ali Fereidouni announced that visas have been issued for 40 foreign publishers participating at this event.
IBNA- Based on a narrative in Holly Qur’an about the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), the Iranian children book, ‘My friend, Spider’ by Babak Saberi will be published in Spanish and Portuguese as a creative response to insult against the Prophet.
IBNA- Deputy Culture Minister Abbas Salehi attended the meeting of Iran’s Book News Agency editorial today afternoon to congratulate the New Year saying that IBNA is stepping forward in covering book news and information.
IBNA- Iran's Cultural Attaché to Turkey organized and held the special meeting, “Status of Persian Language in Ottoman Literature” in Istanbul University.
IBNA- Three famous translations of the great Iranian Theater scholar and director, the late Hamid Samandarian from the plays of Brecht, Durrenmatt and Williams have been reprinted by Qatreh Publications in Tehran.
IBNA- Spokesman of Iran’s Ministry of Culture Hossein Noushabadi said that those authors and artists authorized by this Ministry are exempted from taxation, and also can complete and submit timely tax return and enjoy the benefits.”
IBNA- Iranian Author and translator of religious works Narges Beheshti believes that the younger generation needs books that portray Hazrat Zahra (SA) not as an unattainable myth but a guide to be followed; this is sure difficult to achieve but would be helpful.
IBNA- ‘Author’s Impasse’ is the title of three one-act plays by Woody Allen, the renowned American playwright and filmmaker, which is translated by Mohammad Reza Avzar and will soon be available in the bookstores.
IBNA- Director of Ravayat-e Fat’h Publications, Hassan Alaayi said that this publication has access to unpublished manuscripts of Shahid Seyyed Morteza Avini and they are to be published in due time.