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Iran Hosts International Storytelling Festival

The 21st edition of an international storytelling festival was recently held in several Iranian provinces, including Khorasan Razavi in the northeast, with the main goal of preserving the traditional art.

Iranian Author on List of US 2018 National Book Awards Finalists

The name of Iranian-French woman author Negar Djavadi is on the list of nominees for the United States’ 2018 National Book Awards.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.

150 Iranian-Islamic Works to Be Auctioned at Christie’s London

Dozens of Iranian manuscripts and historical object are going to be put up for auction in an exhibition in London later this month.

French Artist’s Exhibition in Iran; Journey from Words to Drawings

Saless Gallery in Tehran recently hosted an exhibition of drawings by French artist Jean-Pierre Brigaudiot, entitled “A Blue as Blue as the Scarlet”.

“Rumi Integral Part of Iran’s Rich History, Culture, Literature”

The Iranian Foreign Ministry, in a message, has paid tribute to and slammed efforts by Turkey to associate itself with prominent Iranian poet Rumi, who was one of the world’s most famous literary figures known for his mystic poems.

Iran Offers Condolences on Death of French Iranologist Lazard

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has paid homage to renowned French linguist and Iranologist Gilbert Lazard, who died on September 6, 2018, at the age of 98.

Nour Gavan; Ancient Ceremony to Mark Triumph of Light over Darkness

The traditional ceremony of Nour Gavan, which literally means ‘the milk vetch on fire’, is held every July in the village of Neva, 12 km from Gazanak, between Amol in Mazandaran province and Tehran.

Iran Offers Condolences on Death of Leading Italian Orientalist

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered condolences on the death of Gianroberto Scarcia, the leading professor of Iranian studies and the founder of the Persian literature and language seat in Venice University.

Iranian People Mark National Ferdowsi Day

A huge crowd of Iranians paid tribute to their celebrated poet Abolqasem Ferdowsi at his tomb in Tous in Khorasan Razavi Province on the National Ferdowsi Day marked on May 15.

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