18th Book of the Year Award PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 02 January 2011 09:49
Secretariat of the 18th International Book of the Year Award of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced that 52 works are shortlisted for the final phase. The works are categorized in two groups; Islamic Studies and Iranian studies.

According to Ibna a total of 2800 book titles were submitted to the secretariat of which some 300 works were shortlisted for the 2nd phase.

The assessed books were authored in English, French, German, Arabic, Russian, Turkish, Spanish, Bulgarian and Indonesian.

Moreover the filed of Islamic Studies contained sections as Quranic sciences, the Holy Quran\'s translation, Nahj-ul-Balagha translation, Islamic art and architecture, science history, Islamic law and Jurisprudence, Islamic world\'s political science as well as philosophy and

Iran celebrates nt'l day of mystic poet Hafez PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 13 October 2009 07:10

Iranians are to commemorate the national day of Hafiz Shirazi, one of their most celebrated Persians; a 14th-century Persian poet, mystic. Born in 1315, the renowned Persian literate poet is mostly known for his melodious composition of ghazals, composing various Persian masterpieces as well as intertwining a taste of Persian culture into his poetry.

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Festival of Iran's manuscripts and books PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 01 January 2011 12:36

Tehran will host the first edition of the Iran Rare Books and Manuscripts exhibit from February 12 to 16. Secretariat of the First Festival of Iran's Exquisite Books and Manuscripts has issued a call for works. According to the news headquarters of the festival, the works will be classified in the categories of Holy Quran, Nahjolbalagheh, religious exquisite works, poetry divans, Iranology books, artistic books, and printed manuscripts.

Promotion of the quality of exquisite works published in Iran and presentation of effective strategies in

Last Updated on Monday, 03 January 2011 11:48
Iran pays tribute to poet Sepehri PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 10 October 2009 06:42

Iran pays tribute to Sohrab Sepehri, a leading Persian modern-day poet and painter who dedicated his works to man's bond with nature.

Iranians commemorate the 81st birthday of the late Sepehri, born on October 07, 1928 in Kashan, in the central province of Isfahan and passed away at the age 52 on April 21, 1980 after a battle with leukemia.

4th Parvin Award to be held PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 01 January 2011 12:29

The closing ceremony of the 4th biennial Parvin Etesami Award will be held on March 7, 2011 to announce its laureates out of 5445 submitted works to its secretariat.

The ceremony is programmed to be held at Tehran's Vahdat Hall.

Meanwhile, As many as 1162 fiction works in the adults' category were assessed by the panel of judges.

Moreover, some 419 translation works were screened as well. 35 research works and critiques and 261

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