Art And Culture

Bust of Ferdowsi Unveiled in Nicosia

Bust of Ferdowsi Unveiled  in NicosiaBust of Ferdowsi Unveiled  in Nicosia

Bust of celebrated Persian poet Ferdowsi (935-1020) was unveiled in Nicosia on the National Ferdowsi Day (May 15).
The statue, a present from the Foreign Ministry in Tehran, has been placed in the open grounds of Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IRNA reported on its Persian website.
Hadi Javaher-Asar, well-known sculptor from Neyriz city in Fars Province, created the bust of the eleventh-century poet from marble.
To honor the poet and commemorate the Farsi language, Iran’s ambassador to the country presented Turkish translations of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh (Book of Kings) to universities in Cyprus.


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