TEHRAN. (Iranart) – The France-based Iranian scholar Leili Anvar, has been selected as the director of the 1st Persian Speakers in Europe Art Festival, the organizers announced on Tuesday.
Anvar is the translator of a French version of the Masnavi-ye Manavi and Attar’s “The conference of the Birds”.
Organized by the Persiana Art and Culture Association, the festival that intends to introduce Persian art and culture to the world will be held in Paris during January 2018.
The festival will be held in categories of visual arts, stand-up comedy, photo and dubbing.
The organizers also plan to arrange different exhibitions and concerts on the sidelines of the festival.