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Monday, 10 May 2010 06:18

On the occasion of Shahnameh millennium, 3rd commemoration of Hakim Abu'l-Qasim Ferdowsi will be held May 15 in Iranian Academy of Arts.

Public relations department of Arts Academy said that the commemoration will be held as a festival in which nomads will read Shahnameh and programs as athletic traditions will be held as well. The ceremony is slated to run May 15 from 10am in the Academy of Arts. As a part will be held on Shahmameh reading the festival will host artists from Isfahan, Kohkilooyeh and Boyer Ahmad, Khorasan, Lorestan, Khozestan, Boushehr and Qashqaee, Bakhtiyari and Kurd nomads.

The Iranian Academy of the Arts was established in March 2000. It is located at No.1552, Taleghani junction, Vali Asr Ave.

Ferdowsi is a highly revered Persian poet. He was the author of the Shahnameh, the national epic of Persian people and of the Iranian World.

Shahnameh recitation has been a traditional gathering to listen to poems of Ferdowsi presented as an epic.




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