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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.
Iranian Medical Staff Wearing Masks Speak via Poems on their Suits 2

Iranian Medical Staff Wearing Masks Speak via Poems on Their Suits

A group of medical workers in Iran have been seen in protective suits bearing poems and sentences that bring to mind their relentless efforts in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
Boloni; A Fortune-Telling Ritual Performed in Nowruz

Boloni; A Fortune-Telling Ritual Performed in Nowruz

The Boloni ritual, a less-known ritual performed in Iran during Nowruz holidays, predicts the good and bad events of the New Year for the person doing it based on the country’s literary heritage and the Iranian people’s belief in good and bad luck.
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Illustrated Works of Poetry Displayed at Tehran Exhibit

An exhibition is underway in Tehran, showcasing pictorial versions of poems by renowned Iranian poet Hafez.
Art Exhibition Features Mythical Figures on Wooden Spoons (5)

Art Exhibition Features Mythical Figures on Wooden Spoons

An exhibition was recently held in Tehran where spoons replaced conventional canvases, displaying characters of mythology.

German Artist Holds ‘Homage to Hafez’ Exhibition in Iran

The works of German artist Guenther Uecker have gone on display in Iran’s northern city of Rasht at an exhibition entitled “Homage to Hafez”.

Oscars 2020: ‘Last Fiction’ First Iranian Film to Run for Best Animated Feature

Iranian animated movie “The Last Fiction” is among the thirty-two animated features submitted for consideration in the Best Animated Feature Film category of the 92nd Academy Awards.

Rumi Remains Point of Contention after 800 Years

Different people look at renowned Persian poet and mystic Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi from different perspectives, something which the poet himself had predicted and understood during his lifetime.

Streets of Iranian Village Named after Literary Masterpieces

A village in west-central Iran has gained fame not only for its pleasant weather, but also for its people, who love reading and doing cultural activities.

Hafez Best Classic Poet in Literature History: Turkish Writer

Renowned Turkish author and translator Mehmet Kanar says he does not know of any poet better than Iran’s Hafez in classic literature.