Celebration of Molana - Persian poet and mystic
September 30th has been named as “Molana Day” on the Iranian calendar, also recognized by the United Nations. Molana was born on 30 September 1207 and is popularly known as Rumi. His collections of “Masnavi Manavi” and “Divan of Shams-e Tabrizi” are not only popular with or limited to Iranians and Persian-speakers. Their English translations have also reached global fame.
Ferdowsi bust sculpture in Cypress
On Ferdowsi Commemoration Day yesterday, a bust sculpture of Hakim Abol-Ghassem Ferdowsi, the great Persian poet, has been unveiled in Nicosia by the IR of Iran Embassy.
Levon Haftvan remembered in Canada
A commemoration ceremony will be held for the late Levon Haftvan by screening his movie “Kupal” at the Phoenix Cultural Center of Toronto. The Phoenix Cultural Center is managed by Amir Ganjavi. The late Levon Haftvan will be remembered at the Center on 18 March with the screening of “Kupal” at the Regent Theater Toronto. The film is directed by Kazem Molayi, starring Levon Haftvan.
Jassem Hindi remembers
Talking about his play, Director of “Laundry of legends” said: “The “Laundry of legends” is in fact the commemoration of the works of Nazik al-Malaika considered to be a most influential contemporary Iraqi poetess who lived in Cairo. She musters up all she has to provide a safe home for unmarried women who have been accused of bringing dishonor on the family.