Friday, June 14, 2024

Persian Language and Literature

Iranian translator dies aged 34

Iranian translator and journalist Niloufar Amraeii died on Saturday morning at the age of 34.

Iranians celebrate Shiraz Day; city of poetry, culture

Iranians on Saturday honored the national Shiraz Day, the day designated to remind the cultural and literary contributions of the city in southern Iran throughout history.

Funeral held in Tehran for famous Iranian literary figure Mohammadali Eslami Nodooshan

A group of people in Tehran have held a funeral ceremony for renowned Iranian poet, writer, critic and lawyer Mohammadali Eslami Nodooshan.

Iranian literary critic Shapur Jorkesh dies, aged 73

Well-known Iranian literary critic Shapur Jorkesh has died in Shiraz, a city in south of Iran, at the age of 73.

Iranians bid farewell to renowned poet Ahmad Reza Ahmadi

Large groups of people join a funeral procession for renowned Iranian poet, writer and painter Ahmad Reza Ahmadi, who passed away at the age of 82.

Famous Iranian poet, writer and painter, Ahmad Reza Ahmadi, passes away

Renowned Iranian poet, writer and painter Ahmad Reza Ahmadi has passed away at the age on 82.

Iran’s Eghbalzadeh, young translator of children’s books, passes away

Pante-a Eghbalzadeh, a young Iranian translator of children’s literature, passes away.

Abdol-Ali Ghavam, Iran’s distinguished political science figure, dies at 78

Dr. Abdol-Ali Ghavam, a distinguished Iranian translator, researcher and professor of international relations, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 78.

Iran’s Ferdowsi, poet of Book of Kings, commemorated in Tous

Abolqassem Ferdowsi, the late tenth-century Persian poet who composed the great epic The Book of Kings, or Shahnameh, has been commemorated during an event at his tomb in the historical city of Tous, in northeastern Iran.

‘Future is readable’: Iran capital hosts 34th edition of Tehran Int. Book Fair

The 34th edition of the annual Tehran International Book Fair opens doors to reading enthusiasts and book lovers in the Iranian capital, bringing together thousands of Iranian and foreign publishers.

Iranian poet Ebtehaj rests in eternal peace

Prominent contemporary Iranian poet Amir Houshang Ebtehaj was laid to rest on Saturday morning in his hometown in the northern Iranian city of Rasht with a large crowd in attendance for his burial ceremony.

Funeral held in Tehran to commemorate Iranian poet Ebtehaj

A large crowd attended a funeral ceremony outside the Iranian capital Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Friday to commemorate the renowned poet Houshang Ebtehaj.

‘German court allows repatriation of Iranian poet’s body for burial at home’

A Cologne court is said to have issued the permission for repatriating the remains of renowned Iranian poet Amir-Hushang Ebtehaj, who passed away recently in Germany, after the transfer process was blocked due to legal complications.

Interview with President of Baku Book Fair

The head of the Republic of Azerbaijan’s booth at the Tehran Book Fair has spoken about the place of Iranian literature in his country and described Nezami Ganjavi as a poet for the whole world.

Renowned Iranian critic, writer Mohammad-Ali Eslami Nodooshan passes away

Renowned Iranian literary critic, translator, poet and writer Mohammad-Ali Eslami Nodooshan has passed away at the age of 97.

Iranian researcher Ali Rezagholi dies at 75

Famous Iranian sociologist and researcher ، Ali Rezagholi, has died at the age of 75. Rezagholi died of heart failure at a hospital in Tehran on Monday morning.

Iranian author Iraj Pezeshkzad dies aged 94

Iranian author and satirist Iraj Pezeshkzad has passed away in the United States at the age of 94.

Number of Persian language learners hits new record in Spain

In Spain, more people are developing an interest in the Persian language, with the number of learners in the European country setting a new record this year.

Iran leading lexicographer, translator Aryanpour dies at 92

Mohammad-Reza Arbabi, head of Iran’s Association of Translators and Interpreters, announced the news on Wednesday.

Elegy on Imam Hussein Most Widely-Used Text on Persian Inscriptions

A researcher on cultural heritage says the renowned poem of the Iranian poet Mohtasham Kashani on the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam, Imam Hussein, on the Day of Ashura, is the most widely used piece of Persian poetry in inscriptions around the world.

Persian Language Replaced with Pashto in Afghan Airport Signs

The Afghan government seems to be rolling out the red carpet for the Taliban by removing the Dari Persian language from the signs of Khost International Airport, which was recently opened by President Ashraf Ghani.

Iranian Literary Circles Thriving on Clubhouse

Literary and book-reading sessions have become part of the rooms of the social platform Clubhouse these days while they had mostly been closed down in recent years due to different reasons.

Poetry Can Illustrate Sufferings of COVID-19 Patients: Iran

The Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance says the country will exchange its “poetic” experience of coronavirus with the world.

IRGC Chief Visits Persian Gulf Military Base as Tensions with US Rise

Chief-Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami has paid a visit to the IRGC’s military base and facilities in Abu Musa Island as tensions with the US escalate.

14th-Century Poets Khujandi, Hafez Linked Tajikistan, Iran: ECO

The head of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) says renowned 14th-century poet Kamal Khujandi and his contemporary Persian poet Hafez Shirazi were the links between Iran and Tajikistan.

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