Malek library opens Russian section
TEHRAN – Tehran’s Malek Museum and Library has recently opened a new section for books in the Russian language.
The section contains over 150 books, about half of which have been donated to the library by Reza Fazel Hamedani.
Located at Mashq Square, which is home to several Qajar era monuments in downtown Tehran, the Malek Museum and Library was inaugurated in 1927.
Ingo Schulze’s “Cell Phone” now in Persian
TEHRAN – A Persian translation of “Cell Phone”, a collection of short stories by German author Ingo Schulze, has been published in Iran.
Mahmud Hosseinizad translated the book, which was published by Ofoq Publications.
“Cell Phone” contains 13 stories, including “Not Literature, or, Epiphany on a Sunday Evening”, “Berlin Bolero”, “Milva, When She Was Still Quite Young” and “Calcutta”.
Iranian musicians to perform at German festival in October
TEHRAN – Iranian percussionist Pejman Haddadi and pianist Nima Farahmand will perform a duet at the Tubingen Jazz and Classic Days (Tubingen Jazz und Klassik Tage), which will run Germany from October 18 to 26.
Their performance will be held in Zimmertheater hall in Tubingen.
“A Separation” composer works for “Babul Murad”
TEHRAN – Iranian musician Sattar Uraki, the composer of the music for the Oscar-winning film “A Separation”, has been collaborating with Syrian director Fahd Miri’s TV project “Babul Murad”.
Currently being filmed in Iran, “Babul Murad” is a biopic on Imam Muhammad Taqi al-Jawad (AS), the son of Imam Reza (AS) and the ninth Imam of the Shia.
Written by Syrian screenwriter Mahmoud Abdul Karim, “Babul Murad” involves six countries in its production: Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Kuwait and Bahrain.
Book on life of French novelist Jean Genet published in Persian
TEHRAN – “Jean Genet et L'Architecture Du Vide”, a book reviewing the literary life of French novelist Jean Genet (1910-1986) has recently been published by Ney Publications.
Iranian scholar Mahtab Boluki is the author of the book, which was translated into Persian by Abolfazl Allahdadi.
22nd International Holy Quran Exhibition wraps up
TEHRAN -- The 22nd International Holy Quran Exhibition, which annually takes place during the Holy Month of Ramadan in Tehran, was concluded on Tuesday.
Artists from Spain, Russia, Kuwait, Palestine, Algeria, Tunisia, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Turkey and several other countries displayed a variety of their works at the exhibit this year, which was held at the Sacred Defense Garden Museum.
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