Iranian Literature

Iranian nominees for IBBY reading promotion awards unveiled

TEHRAN – The Iranian Children’s Book Council has announced the country’s nominations for the IBBY-iRead Outstanding Reading Promoter Award and the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award. Children’s literature expert Zohreh Qaini was nominated for the award in 2021 and Iran-based Afghan book-reading promoter Nader Musavi received the nomination for 2022. Qaini, …

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Century-old Yazd public baths gain past glory

TEHRAN – Shazdeh, an Afsharid-era (1736-1748) public bathhouse in the historic village of Tezerjan in central Yazd province, has been restored, a local tourism official said. The project involved lightening and repairing the roof as well as strengthening the structure using cob materials, Hamidreza Abbasi said on Monday, CHTN reported. …

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Highlights of the 74th Cannes Film Festival

Carole Bethuel Hi Hollywoodians! Today we’re sharing some of our favorite moments from the 74th Cannes Film Festival. The prestigious festival took place July 6-17 and celebrated some of the greatest actors and filmmakers from around the world! The Festival is back! Tonight at 7:25 p.m., follow the Opening Ceremony …

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Russian season at the Cannes Film Festival

This year, Russia sent six films to the Cannes Film Festival, four in competition and two in non-competitive categories. And the filmmakers won three awards: the Grand Prize for the film “Hytti Nro. 6 ”by Juho Kuosmanen co-produced with Russia – shared with the film“ Ghahreman ”(Hero) by Iranian filmmaker …

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Quotes of the day from Xinhua World News, July 14

NEW YORK – Science, not speculation, is key to determining how COVID-19 has reached humans, and relying on spy agents only replaces science with politics, said John Richard Schrock, former chairman of the biology department at Emporia State University. “We believe the strongest clue of new, credible, and peer-reviewed evidence …

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