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What was the last book you read?

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Last week ‪#‎Iran‬ was celebrating the 23rd National Book Week. The initiative aims at promoting book culture among the public and encouraging families to buy more books. And by the way, what was the last book you read and when was it. Share it with us and other listeners.

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Poland covets oil, gas prospects in Iran

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Poland’s state-run gas distributor PGNiG says it is examining oil and gas exploration and production opportunities in Iran ahead of the much-expected lifting of Western sanctions on Tehran…See more:

http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/economy/item/219086-poland-covets-oil,-gas-prospects-in-iran

Iran weightlifter collects three medals in world championships

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Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami has featured commendable performances at the 2015 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Weightlifting Championships in the United States, finishing as the overall vice champion…See more:

http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/sport/item/219182-iran-weightlifter-collects-three-medals-in-world-championships

ICRO unveils book on coexistence

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Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) unveiled book entitled: ‘Iran; Cradle of Peaceful Religious Coexistence: Christians, Jews and Zoroastrians’ on Monday. According to Iran Daily, the book is in English and was published by the ICRO’s Center for Dialogue among Religions and Civilizations. Minority leaders, cultural activists, intellectuals attended…See more:

Poland covets oil, gas prospects in Iran

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Poland’s state-run gas distributor PGNiG says it is examining oil and gas exploration and production opportunities in Iran ahead of the much-expected lifting of Western sanctions on Tehran.

“We are interested in the Iranian market and we are considering various business configurations there,” the Reuters news agency quoted PGNiG’s CEO Mariusz Zawisza as saying…See more:

http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/economy/item/219086-poland-covets-oil,-gas-prospects-in-iran

Day of commemoration of Hafez

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Mehr 20 of the Iranian calendar corresponding to October 12 is commemorated as Hafez Day in the Islamic Republic of Iran in honour of the great Persian poet, Khwajah Shams od-Din Mohammad Hafez Shirazi. On this occasion, poetry recital contests are held, as well as literary gatherings throughout the country especially in Shiraz, near his tomb set in a large picturesque garden. Born in 1348 AD, as his penname testifies, Hafez was a memorizer of the Holy Qur’an. He mastered Arabic and Persian literature. Being inspired by Islamic teachings, he used unique metaphors, writing the best Persian ghazals or lyrics in the history of Iran’s literature…See more:

http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/history/item/217054-day-of-commemoration-of-hafez

Picasso, Van Gogh’s originals on display in Tehran

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Many of the world’s most expensive and rarely seen pieces of modern art, including works by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock are on display in an exhibition in Tehran.

 According to Press TV, the 42 Western works are part of a collection at Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Art.Just one of the works, Pollock’s “Mural on Indian Red Ground”, was valued some five years ago at around $250 million….See more:

http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/art/item/218962-picasso,-van-gogh%E2%80%99s-originals-on-display-in-tehran

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