TEHRAN.(Iranart) – T wo poets Alireza Ghazveh and Mousa Bidaj from Iran are attending the 37th Tozeur Poetry Festival in the city of Tozeur in Tunisia, November 23-26. Bidaj, 61, is a translator, writer and poet who has mastered Arabic literature and writing poetry in Arabic language.
At the festival he recited his work in Arabic, which was greatly welcomed by the attending Arab poets and literati, IRNA reported. Ghazveh, 54, is best known for his poems on the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. Mohammad Asadi-Movahed, cultural counselor at the Iranian Embassy was a special guest at the event. More than 60 poets form Asia, Africa and Europe are attending the event in Tozeur city in the southwest of the North African state.