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Iranian People Mark Persian Poetry Day

People in Iran annually mark the Persian Poetry Day, which coincides with September 18th, the day renowned Iranian poet Shahriar died.

European Writers to Discuss German Literature in Tehran

Three Lands, One Language’ is a meeting on contemporary German literature, slated for Thursday, May 4 in Tehran.
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Zarif Narrates Story of Iranian Carpet Hung up on UN’s Wall

Iranian foreign minister has recounted the story behind the hanging up of an Iranian carpet adorned with a famous poem by Saadi, the prominent Persian poet, on a wall at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
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Iran, China to Develop Cultural Cooperation

As parts of efforts to promote Tehran-Beijing cultural relations, Iran has been selected as the special guest of Beijing International Book Fair, which will be held in the Chinese capital from August 23 to 27.
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Trump’s Impact on English Reflected in Latest Oxford Dictionary

Oxford has added several new words to the latest versions of its dictionaries to reflect US President Donald Trump’s impact on English language.
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Farsi Added to Turkish Education Ministry’s Curriculum

Farsi, Korean and Urdu have been added the list of foreign languages available to be taught at schools by the Turkish Education Ministry.
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Iran and Afghanistan: Two Nations, One Culture

Geographical boundaries have split Iranians and Afghans, but they are two peoples with a common culture and language, says an Afghan poet who has become the first refugee in Iran to assume an official position.
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Works by Famous Modern Iranian Poet Translated into Arabic

A selection of poems by renowned Iranian modern poet Ahmad Shamlou has been translated to Arabic and published in Egypt for the first time.
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I’ll Definitely Learn Persian Language: Serbian Culture Minister[:es]Ministro de Cultura serbio: “Por fin voy...

In a visit to Iran’s booth in Belgrade Book Fair, Serbian Minister of Culture and Information Vladan Vukosavljevic said he is interested in learning Persian language.[:es]En una visita al stand de Irán en Belgrado Feria del Libro, el Ministro serbio de Cultura e Información Vladan Vukosavljevic dijo que está interesado en aprender la lengua persa
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Iranian Female Story Tellers at Frankfurt Book Fair

During the recent Frankfurt Book Fair, the Iranian story-telling tradition known as ‘Naghali’ was presented to the visitors by Iranian female Naghals.

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