With its rich literary tradition, including luminaries such as Rumi, Omar Khayyam, Hafez and Ferdowsi, the written and spoken word remains an endless source of inspiration and discovery in today’s Iran.

Pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols published

A pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols has recently been published.
Mahmoud Dolat Abadi

Iran’s Mahmoud Dowlatabadi wins French prestigious award

Veteran Iranian writer, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, is awarded the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

“Nowruz Remains Eternal in the Course of History”

The Iranian author of Nowruz in the Four Corners of the World, Dariush Mohajer, pointed to the influence of Nowruz around the world, in regions like the south of Algeria, Western China and Ethiopia.

Four-year research to narrate the story of young Agnelli

An Iranian writer has released Edoardo, a novel on the life of Edoardo Agnelli, explaining how the son of an Italian automotive mogul died a mystery death.
Bahram and Bright Genie

Iranian ancient legends contribute to a novel

Two Iranian ancient legends, ‘Chel Gis’ (Persian for ‘forty plaits of hair’) and ‘Bahram Gur’ (a Sasanian king) will be incorporated into a novel.

Prominent Iranologist passes away

Iranian prominent Iranologist Manouchehr Sotoudeh passed away at the age of 103 in Noshahr Taleghani Hospital.
Ali Jannati

Mending manuscripts is a precious act: Culture Min.

“Experts in this field are great artists, who can receive orders for mending works from foreign countries as well,” Jannati added.

Tehran International Book Fair – A New Atmosphere

Deputy Culture Minister for Cultural Affairs Seyyed Abbas Salehi, who is also the director of the Tehran International Book Fair, has said that the event will experience a new atmosphere this year at Shahr-e Aftab, a newly-constructed fairground in southern Tehran.

Persia to Iran published in Australia

The book is a travelogue which describes visits to ancient sites of Iran and encompasses topics that help the audience get familiar with the country.

Tehran’s Shahr-e-Aftab Complex to Host International Fairs

Shahre-Aftab (Sun City) Complex, a newly-constructed fairground in Southern Tehran, will host the 29th edition of the Tehran International Book Fair on May 4-14.    

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