Hasmik Poghosyan hosted the delegation of the Iranian playwrights

Hasmik Poghosyan hosted the delegation of the Iranian playwrights

17:02, 3 November, 2012

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 3, ARMENPRESS. The Minister of Culture of the
Republic of Armenia Hasmik Poghosyan hosted the delegation under the
leadership of the Chairman of the Playwrights Union of Iran Mohammad
Amir Yarahmadi, where writers, critics, playwrights, journalist and
translators have been included. The Ministry of Culture of the
Republic of Armenia informed “Armenpress” about this. The Chairman of
the Writers Union of Armenia Levon Ananyan and other members of the
union also participated in the meeting.

The Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan greeted the guests and said
that Armenian-Iranian cultural relations are on a high level. Among
other things Hasmik Poghosyan spoke about the realization of joint
literary and cultural programs and the projects regarding the literary
translations, that encouraged the creation of the program
“Armenia-Iran: Literary Bridges” and providing steadfast arena for the
reciprocal visits of writers and playwrights and the realization of
literary programs. The cooperation between the Armenian and Iranian
literary circles resulted the publishing of four dozens of books and
translation of a number of plays.

In this respect by the order of the Armenian side the book “Modern
Iranian Drama” has been published in 2012 and the works of ten modern
playwrights were included where.

In the end of the meeting the Chairman of the Playwrights Union of
Iran Mohammad Amir Yarahmadi expressed his gratification to the
Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia Hasmik Poghosyan for
warm reception and the support of the Armenian-Iranian cultural
relations.

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