Art And Culture

Int’l Book Fair Opens

Turkish novelist and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature Orhan Pamuk will attend the fair on Tuesday to meet fans, sign his books and participate in a session with Iranian writers and translators
A view of the main hall of MosallaA view of the main hall of Mosalla

The 31st Tehran International Book Fair, a showcase of more than half a million titles, is underway at Imam Khomeini Grand Mosalla (prayer ground) in central Tehran till May 12.
Among the exhibitors are 132 foreign and 2,050 domestic companies and publishers, ISNA quoted deputy director of TIBF, Amir-Masoud Shahramnia, as saying.
Exhibitors from 53 countries including Germany, China, Hungary, Austria, Russia and Iraq are presenting over 46,000 titles.
A special section is dedicated to children and education publications while digital and academic publishers have their own section.
“In recent years, our aim has been to promote cultural diplomacy with the world through books. For this purpose we have organized a program for special guests from other countries,” Shahramnia said.


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