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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

this regard, providing grounds for introduction of Iran\'s written heritage through publication, facilitation of the scientific growth of exquisite works in Iran, encouraging publishers for publication of exquisite works, propagation of using exquisite books and promotion of information about maintenance and preservation of manuscripts count the main targets of the festival.

The National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran has arranged the festival jointly with the cultural deputy of guidance ministry, Academy of Art, Majlis Library, the UNESCO committee in Iran and the Faranegar Sanz Cultural Institute.

Interested exhibitors may announce their wish to showcase their works in the festival by logging on to

The festival is slated to run from 12 to February 16.



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