Persian Language and Literature
The latest news and views about the Persian language and literature
An exhibition is underway in Tehran, showcasing pictorial versions of poems by renowned Iranian poet Hafez.
An exhibition was recently held in Tehran where spoons replaced conventional canvases, displaying characters of mythology.
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”.
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.
Renowned Turkish author and translator Mehmet Kanar says he does not know of any poet better than Iran’s Hafez in classic literature.
The International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL) is holding a book fair displaying Iranian literary works for children in Japan.
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).
The city of Aubin in southern France is hosting the second Silk Road Exhibition with a focus on countries like Iran and Uzbekistan.
An Iranian poet and translator says many literary works across the world have been inspired by the ancient Persian literature.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
Tehran’s Seyhoun Art Gallery recently hosted an exhibition of paintings by Iranian artist Saeed Khazaei which were focused on Ferdowsi’s epic story The Seven Labours of Rostam.
A senior Iranian literary figure says some 4,000 students are learning the Persian Language across the globe.
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.