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The 25th Beijing International Book Fair to open on Aug. 22, 2018 attended by the Islamic Republic of Iran
The 25th Beijing International Book Fair to open on Aug. 22, 2018 attended by the Islamic Republic of Iran

According to a report by the Public Relations Department of the ICFI, the book fair will be open until Aug. 26, 2018 at New China International Exhibition Center (NCIEC), Beijing. Based on an MoU signed between the ICFI and the BIBF, this institute will attend the BIBF in a stand of 18 sq. m. area.  Organized by China National Publications Import and Export (Group) Corporation in collaboration with State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), the BIBF ...

2018-08-21 15:17
Iranian Ambassador to visit the Iranian Stand at the Seoul
Iranian Ambassador to visit the Iranian Stand at the Seoul

Book Launch Ceremony for Three Titles On the third day of the book fair, Hassan Taherian, the Iranian Ambassador in South Korea visited the Iranian Stand and three titles were unveiled in his presence.  According to a report by the Public Relations Department of the ICFI, Taherian said, "Presence in such book fairs will develop cultural diplomacy and it must continue to help us achieve the desired objectives." "Given the knowledge and familiarity that the Korean have with the Iranian ...

2018-06-24 11:59
Signing Agreement on Mutual Cultural Collaboration between Iran and South Korea
Signing Agreement on Mutual Cultural Collaboration between Iran and South Korea

On the second day of the Seoul International Book Fair, the final draft of the MoU for mutual cultural collaborations between Iran and South Korea was signed.  According to a report by the Public Relations Department of the ICFI, the MoU requires each side to provide the other side with a stand of 18 sq. m. area free of charge for three years.   The MoU also contains articles regarding more collaboration between publishers from the two countries. Both sides pledge ...

2018-06-22 12:37
Agreement in the Seoul International Book Fair: Stand Exchange between Taiwan and Iran
Agreement in the Seoul International Book Fair: Stand Exchange between Taiwan and Iran

In a meeting with James Chao, the chairman of Taipei Book Fair Foundation, held in the Iranian stand at the Seoul International Book Fair, first agreements were made on free stand exchange between the TIBF and Taipei Book Fair. According to a report by the Public Relations Department of the ICFI, the meeting was held today morning in the Iranian Stand at the Seoul International Book Fair. Morad Khazaei the person in charge in the Iranian Stand said, “Following the ...

2018-06-21 13:13
The Opening Ceremony of the Seoul International Book Fair / Iranian Stand to Receive a Warm Welcome by the Korean
The Opening Ceremony of the Seoul International Book Fair / Iranian Stand to Receive a Warm Welcome by the Korean

Today (Jun, 20) morning, the Seoul International Book Fair was opened emphasizing on the theme "New Definition." The Iranian stand received a warm welcome by the Korean.  According to a report by the Public Relations Department of the ICFI, ) the Seoul International Book Fair will be held in June 20 to June 24, 2018 at the Coex Convention Center in Gangnam-gu, Seoul. 32 countries and 480 publishing corporations attend this edition of the book fair. In view of the ...

2018-06-20 16:36
Government backs Iranian publishing economy
Government backs Iranian publishing economy

At the closing ceremony of the 31st Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF), Iran’s First Vice President stressed on the promotion of book reading and the government’s support of the economy of publishing industry. In this ceremony, Eshaq Jahangiri said: “Based on the reports, fortunately Tehran International Book Fair has established its position both in the country and at the international scale.” “The massive presence of people from the top level, I mean the dear leader of the Islamic Revolution to ...

2018-05-14 09:21
The TIBF is the most Visited Book Fair in the World
The TIBF is the most Visited Book Fair in the World

In the closing ceremony of the TIBF, the viceroy of the book fair said, “The TIBF is the most visited book fair with the second largest area in the world.” Amir Massoud Shahramnia said, “More than 2100 domestic publishers and 550 foreign publishers participated and a total of 500,000 books were presented in the book fair.” Expressing his pleasure on the way this edition of the book fair was organized, he said, “We are happy to say that a valuable ...

2018-05-13 14:04
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance: Books, windows to Communicate with the World
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance: Books, windows to Communicate with the World

In the closing ceremony of the TIBF 2018, Minister of Culture pointed out to important role of publishing industry in cultural diplomacy and said, “Publishing industry is our window to communicate with the world and books are our active and creative communication line with the world.” Referring to the fact that the book fair is the most important public event Seyyed Abbas Salehi on the cultural arena, he stated, “Based on precise statistical methods, 600,000 people visited on Thursday and ...

2018-05-13 14:02
20% Growth in the number of the TIBF Visitors
20% Growth in the number of the TIBF Visitors

The head of the 31st TIBF in the closing ceremony: This edition of the book fair showed a 20% growth both in the number of visitors and turnover. Mohsen Javadi, the Cultural Deputy of the Minister of Culture and the head of this edition of the book fair said, “We and the people highly respect books and that is why yesterday we hosted the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei and today, we are hosting the vice president, Eshagh Jahangiri.” ...

2018-05-13 10:24
Exploration of Foreigner Publishers’ Difficulties in the TIBF
Exploration of Foreigner Publishers’ Difficulties in the TIBF

In a meeting attended by the manager of Foreigner Publishers Committee and representatives from foreign publishers, the difficulties of foreign publishers were explored. Davoud Mousaei, the manager of Foreigner Publishers Committee, appreciated the presence of the guests and said, “This meeting has been organized with the purpose of having dialogue and assessment of status of the 31st TIBF. We are trying to spot the weak points and strengths in the organization of the book fair to promote it for future ...

2018-05-13 10:23
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