Thursday, June 20, 2024

Literature

Iran’s Less Seen Face on Display in France’s Silk Road Exhibition

The city of Aubin in southern France is hosting the second Silk Road Exhibition with a focus on countries like Iran and Uzbekistan.

‘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.

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.

“Some 4,000 Students Learning Persian Language Worldwide”

A senior Iranian literary figure says some 4,000 students are learning the Persian Language across the globe.

Turkey’s Orhan Pamuk Talks of His Deep Interest in Persian Fables

Turkish Nobel Literature Prize laureate Orhan Pamuk says he is deeply interested in Persian classic fables, adding he writes his works by indulging himself in the Iranian literature and history.

Russian Scholar Amazed by Enthusiasm of Bookworms in Iran

The Deputy Director for Academic Affairs at Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of Russian Academy of Sciences, who recently travelled to Iran to visit 31st Tehran International Book Fair, says she was surprised by the huge number of enthusiastic people visiting the exhibition.

Iranian People Mark National Day of Saadi

The National Day of renowned Persian poet Saadi Shirazi was commemorated in the Iranian city of Shiraz, the hometown of the acclaimed figure.

Iranian People Commemorate Renowned Persian Poet Attar

April 14 or Farvardin 25 in the Iranian calendar is the day to commemorate Attar of Nishapur, the Persian and Muslim poet, theoretician of Sufism, and hagiographer.

Iran’s Museums in Photos: House of Top Poetess in Tabriz

The childhood house of Parvin Etesami, the most renowned Iranian female poet, has turned into a popular tourist destination for tourists visiting Tabriz in northwestern Iran.

Eminent Iranian Philosopher, Intellectual Dies at 83

Veteran Iranian intellectual and Indologist, Dariush Shaygan has passed at the age of 83, leaving behind a trail of magisterial works.

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