Intl. poets’ congress opens in Tehran PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 18 April 2010 05:58

The First Congress of Iranian and World Poets opened with a ceremony at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall Saturday morning. The event was attended by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and several Iranian officials and literati.

Poets from 51 countries including Albania, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Oman, Russia, Tajikistan, Philippine and India attended.

The attendees will travel to Isfahan on April 18 to hold a poetry ceremony there and will perform

programs in other cultural centers including the Tomb of Hafez (Hafezieh) and Sadi’s Tomb (Sadieh) during their two-day sojourn in Shiraz.

The closing ceremony, which will be concurrent with Sadi National Day, will take place in Shiraz on April 20. 

A bilingual collection in Persian and English entitled “A Window to Iranian Poetry Garden” which includes 33 poems composed by Iranian literati will be distributed during congress.

Curtsey:Mehr News


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