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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”.

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.
Nima's House, Shemiran, Tehran

Famous Poet’s House in Tehran Turns into Museum

The Municipality of Tehran has purchased the residence of acclaimed Iranian poet, Nima Yooshij, and is going to transform it into a historic house museum.

Japan Hosting Exhibition of Iranian Children Books

The International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL) is holding a book fair displaying Iranian literary works for children in Japan.

Nishapur Artists Pay Tribute to Omar Khayyam

A group of artists from Nishapur, the birthplace of Ommar Khayyam, have commemorated the great Persian poet and polymath.

Khayyam’s ‘Seize the Day’ Philosophy Key to His Worldwide Fame

May 18 is the National Day to commemorate world renowned Persian poet, scientist, mathematician, and astronomer Omar Khayyam who lived during the Seljuk era (from 1048 to 1131).

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.

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