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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.

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.

Iranian Author Donates Cash Prize to Training of Sunni Teachers

An Iranian author has donated his huge cash prize to the training of Sunni teachers at elementary schools in the underdeveloped province of Sistan and Baluchestan in south-eastern Iran.

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.

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