Monday, June 27, 2022

Books

President Raisi visits Tehran Intl. Book Fair

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has made an unannounced visit to the Tehran International Book Fair.

Mexican ambassador to Tehran names Shahnameh as his favorite Iranian book

The Mexican ambassador to Tehran has said he loves the epic Persian poems in the Shahnameh and expressed hope all people not just in Mexico but in all Spanish-speaking countries can read it.

Interview with President of Baku Book Fair

The head of the Republic of Azerbaijan’s booth at the Tehran Book Fair has spoken about the place of Iranian literature in his country and described Nezami Ganjavi as a poet for the whole world.

Iranians welcome Tehran International Book Fair

Two years after the Covid-19 pandemic forced authorities to hold the Tehran International Book Fair virtually, the exhibition started on Wednesday morning May 11, 2022 at the Imam Khomeini Mosalla (prayer site) in Tehran.

Latest edition of international book fair opens in Iranian capital

The 33rd International Book Fair has opened in Iran’s capital of Tehran, with Iranian Minister of Culture Mohammad Mehdi Esma’eeli and his Lebanese counterpart, Mohammad Wissam El-Mortada, in attendance of the opening ceremony.

Tehran’s cultural centers give books to kids in exchange for Nowruz red fish

A cultural center in Tehran has announced special plans meant to give books to kids and teens and to promote the culture of studying and book reading during the Nowruz holidays.

Iranian poet, filmmaker dies of COVID-19 at 47

Iranian poet, author and filmmaker Abtin Baktash has passed away at the age of 47 as a result of infection with COVID-19.

Iran leading lexicographer, translator Aryanpour dies at 92

Mohammad-Reza Arbabi, head of Iran’s Association of Translators and Interpreters, announced the news on Wednesday.

Sanandaj becomes Iran’s book capital

Sanandaj, the capital city of Kurdistan Province in western Iran has been selected as the seventh book capital of the country.

Molavi’s Works Interpreted Differently in Iran, West: Expert

Ahmad Tamimdari, a Persian Language and Literature professor, says renowned 13th-century Iranian poet Molavi, who is known across the world through his translated works, namely those rendered by Coleman Barks, has nothing to do with the picture that we Iranians have of him. On the Iranian calendar, September 30 marks National Rumi Commemoration Day.

Iranian Illustrator Juxtaposes Omar Khayyam & Fyodor Dostoevsky in Painting

An Iranian illustrator has put on display a painting featuring Iranian poet and philosopher Omar Khayyam and prominent Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky as a medium to show the cultural interaction of Iran and Russia.

Iran Displays 1,200 Book Titles at Baghdad Book Fair

The secretary of Iran’s Coordination and Support Committee for Foreign Book Fairs says the country displayed nearly 1,200 book titles in Baghdad International Book Fair 2021, which was held in the Iraqi capital last month.

Iran’s FM Unveils Book Titled ‘Zarif and Big Files’ in Iraq

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has unveiled a book titled “Zarif and Big Files” published by an Iraqi publisher in the Arabic language.

Soleimani’s Autobiography Unveiled with Ayatollah Khamenei’s Autograph

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has signed an autobiography written by Iran’s martyred senior anti-terror commander, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.

Iranian Villager Nominated for Prestigious Children’s Literature Award

Abdolhakim Bahar whose voluntary activities to promote book reading have won him a reputation, lives in a remote village in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

5 Things Pro Essay Writers Like About ‘No Fear Shakespeare’

Some writers and literary works are lucky. They don’t freeze in their own greatness but remain relevant for every generation.

Iran Marks National Day of Persian Poetry, Literature

Iranian people annually mark September 17, the demise anniversary of renowned contemporary Iranian poet Shahriar, as the National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature.

Storytelling Helps Children Overcome Fear of Coronavirus

An official with Iran’s Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults has advised the parents to read stories to their children as an effective way to dispel their fears of the novel coronavirus pandemic and build their hopes up for the bright days.

COVID-19 Inflicts Huge Losses on Iran’s Culture, Art, Media Sectors

The coronavirus outbreak has inflicted over Rls. 9.76 trillion ($65 million) in losses on Iran’s culture, art and media sectors, a top official says.

Century-Old Café in Tehran, Popular Hangout for Book Readers

One of the most popular cafés in the Iranian capital, Tehran, is a book café which dates back 100 years.

Has Iran Censored Tsarist Russia’s Atrocities from School Textbooks?

An Iranian educational official has dismissed the controversy over the omission of certain texts about the crimes committed by the Russian Empire from the Iranian school-books, denying reports about deliberate distortion of the history.

Masoudieh Palace; Home to First Iranian Library, Museum

Masoudieh Palace is an edifice and Persian Garden built during the Qajar era in the historical Square of Baharestan, downtown Tehran.

‘Citizenship Culture’ Book Unveiled in Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Minister of Education Mohsen Haji-Mirzaei has unveiled a 26-volume book entitled ‘Citizenship Culture’ in the city of Tabriz.

Iranian Cleric Promoting Book-Reading among Children in Deprived Areas

An Iranian cleric has gained reputation for running cultural activities in remote rural areas of Western Iran, promoting book-reading among children.

Iranian Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Mobile Bookstore

A young Iranian lady has come up with the idea of converting a minibus into a book shop, but she is not old enough yet to drive her “mobile” bookstore.

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