IBNA- On the last day of National Children Week in Iran, the literature of Ashura [day of mourning for the martyrdom of the third Shia Imam Hossein (AS)] will b studied in three meetings.
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- In his book, ‘Travels Through Northern Persia’ the young German Physician Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin describes the rituals of public mourning in Muharram he witnessed in Northern Iran during 1770s.
IBNA- The collection of articles written by the prominent artist and writer Aydin Aghdashloo from 1974 to 2014 titled ‘The last word’ was released.
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- 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- Veteran Iranian translator Reza Qaisarieh believes that the translator must convey something more than the meaning of a word and therefore a heavy burden lies on his/her shoulders.
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- On the sidelines of ceremonies which commemorate the Sacred Defense Week, Culture Minister said that Joining the international conventions protecting the intellectual property is the only way to prevent the smuggling of books.”
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.