Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani, a former Iranian president, had always been of a personality higher than his post and position, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said at a commemoration ceremony on Thursday.
Several organizations across the country will commemorate the birth anniversary of the great Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet Omar Khayyam on May 18 which is observed as National Khayyam Day.
Iranians of all ages and social strata took to the streets and religious commemoration centers across the country, unified by one cause, honoring the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.
Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati said that efforts are underway to organize commemoration ceremony for the Iranian ideologue Ali Shariati in 2017 in Sabzvar in cooperation with Mashhad Ferdowsi University's Literature Faculty and Hakim Sabzvari University.
The book on the articles presented at a ceremony to honor prominent film and theater director Bahram Beyzaei, which was organized by Iran's Association of the Young Intellectuals in December 2000, has been released.
Commemoration Day of Iran’s internationally renowned poet, Hafez, was held by his tomb in his hometown, Shiraz in the presence of 1st Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, Vice President and head of Cultural Heritage…Organization Mas’oud Soltanifar.