Italy the Guest of Honor at the 30th TIBF
Publish Date : Saturday 28 November 2015 - 23:34
IBNA- The 7th session of the policy-making council of the 30th edition of Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) was held on Wednesday headed by Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi.
According to IBNA correspondent, the spokesman of the policy-making council Ali Akbar Ash’ari, said that the policies of the 30th edition of Tehran International Book Fair scheduled for 2017 have been set.
“Fortunately, the activities of the publication associations have been escalated and there will be three representatives from these associations in transaction committee of the fair,” Ashari added.
He also mentioned Italy as the Guest of Honor at the 30th edition of TIBF noting that various countries are candidates to be the Guest of Honor and the policy-making council agreed upon Italy’s request to hold this title.
Tehran International Book Fair is staged in Tehran early in May on an annual basis. The cultural event has turned into a landmark, momentous book fair in the Middle East and Asia.
Hundreds of cultural projects are carried out during the fair including book review sessions, meetings with Iranian authors, lecture sessions and writing workshops.