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‘Many Int’l Literary Works Inspired by Ancient Persian Literature’

An Iranian poet and translator says many literary works across the world have been inspired by the ancient Persian literature.

Turkish Sufi Festival to Give Majid Majidi Plaque of Honour

Famous Iranian director Majid Majidi will receive a special award known as Plaque of Loyalty from the 2nd SufiSin Festival in Konya, Turkey, said the only Iranian member of the International Mevlana Foundation.

Iran Commemorates ‘Most Poetic Day of Year’

Iran has commemorated the National Day of Saadi Shirazi, the birthday anniversary of the renowned Persian poet, which coincides with the death anniversary of three other poets.

Shapour A.; From a Homeless Junkie to a High-Profile Writer

Shapour Ebrahim, also known as Shapour A., is a 68-year-old senior Iranian writer who has passed a surprisingly difficult life before becoming famous.

Spanish Playwright’s Masterpiece on Stage in Tehran

Veteran Iranian director Ali Rafiei has staged an adaptation of Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca’s “The House of Bernarda Alba” in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Victor Hugo’s ‘Les Miserables’ on Stage in Tehran

Iranian director Hossein Parsaei has staged a big-budget musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece “Les Misérables” in the Royal Hall of Espinas Palace Hotel in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Iranian People Observing National Book Week

The 26th National Book Week has started in Iran with various events and programs organized across the country to promote the culture of buying and reading books.

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.

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