A pictorial encyclopedia of Persian symbols has recently been published.
Veteran Iranian writer, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, is awarded the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
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.
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.
Two Iranian ancient legends, ‘Chel Gis’ (Persian for ‘forty plaits of hair’) and ‘Bahram Gur’ (a Sasanian king) will be incorporated into a novel.
Iranian prominent Iranologist Manouchehr Sotoudeh passed away at the age of 103 in Noshahr Taleghani Hospital.
“Experts in this field are great artists, who can receive orders for mending works from foreign countries as well,” Jannati added.
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.
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.
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.