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All News about Iranian Books – 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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 (7)

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.