0152 GMT February 23, 2020
Hossein Meskarani, a deputy head of Khorasan Razavi Culture Department, said the congress will be held to commemorate Khorasan's esteemed epic poets Hakim Abolqassem Ferdowsi and Omar Khayyam.
According to Meskarani, poets wishing to participate in the contest can submit a maximum of five works in various forms of poetry in the classic and free verse sections by April 30, Mehr News Agency said.
Once the works are judged, eight winners will be invited to attend the congress to recite their poems and receive the congress trophy.
Those interested in participating in the event can submit their works to the congress secretariat at email@example.com
The Fifth International Poetry Congress 'From Tous to Neyshabour' will take place in Mashhad and Neyshabour, Khorasan Razavi province.