25th Tehran Book Fair hosts Turkey
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Culture Minsiter Ertuğrul Günay is expected to attend to Tehran Book Fair. AA photoThe Ministry of Culture and Tourism said Tuesday that Turkey would participate in the 25th Tehran Book Fair, which will open its doors on Wednesday. In a written statement, the ministry said the fair would take place between May 2 and 12 with the participation of 2,451 publishers and more than 200 professionals.
Some 1,500 works, reflecting Turkey’s artistic and literary richness, will be promoted at the Tehran fair.
Introducing Turkish culture
The 25th Tehran Book Fair will also see the introduction of Turkish Culture Ministry’s TEDA program to foreign authors, publishing houses and translators, which aims to increase the reach of Turkish literature and culture. The program was launched in 2005 and has so far achieved great success in its mission. It has also raised funds to provide financial support to Iranian publishers for the publishing of 56 works up to now.