The Deputy Director for Academic Affairs at Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of Russian Academy of Sciences, who recently travelled to Iran to visit 31st Tehran International Book Fair, says she was surprised by the huge number of enthusiastic people visiting the exhibition.
The National Day of renowned Persian poet Saadi Shirazi was commemorated in the Iranian city of Shiraz, the hometown of the acclaimed figure.
April 14 or Farvardin 25 in the Iranian calendar is the day to commemorate Attar of Nishapur, the Persian and Muslim poet, theoretician of Sufism, and hagiographer.
The childhood house of Parvin Etesami, the most renowned Iranian female poet, has turned into a popular tourist destination for tourists visiting Tabriz in northwestern Iran.
Veteran Iranian intellectual and Indologist, Dariush Shaygan has passed at the age of 83, leaving behind a trail of magisterial works.
Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has congratulated the Iranian netizens on a boost in the share of Farsi contents on the Internet.
An animated film about Iran and Persian literature has been shortlisted by the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as one of the 26 films to be considered for this year’s Academy Award.
A recent report by W3Tech says Persian language has turned into the 11th most popular language of websites in recent years.
The Italian Writers’ Association has invited Iranian writers to visit the country and write new stories or complete their unfinished works there.
A senior Iranian official says the literary heritage of Iran’s Khorasan Razavi province, due to its richness and diversity during the past centuries, is a real treasure that could result in high regard for Iran.