Iran to celebrate Rumi National Day in Khoy PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 29 September 2009 08:20

Iranians will commemorate Rumi National Day on September 30 during a ceremony at the Shams Tomb in Khoy. The ceremony will be held between September 29 to 31 and will be attended by scholars of Rumi.

The organizers plan to award a posthumous honor to Rumi expert Mohammad-Amin Riahi for his lifetime efforts to prove that Khoy is home to the tomb of Shams. Before the formal initiation of the ceremony, a group of poets from West Azerbaijan Province will hold a ceremony during which they will recite poems on Rumi they have composed.

The program will be accompanied by live music, Shams and Rumi Foundation . The managing director of the Shams and Rumi Foundation Hojjatollah Ayyubi and Rumi scholars Tofiq Sobhani, Qader Fazeli and Rahman Moshtaq-Mehr will speak during the event. The ceremony is being held under the auspices of the Shams and Rumi Foundation.

Curtsy:Mehr News Agency


Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2009 10:29

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