The honoring ceremony was attended by the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi.

In the Adults’ Poetry section, the books In the Color of Danube by Vaheh Armen and Ra Ra by Pantea Safai shared the top award.

Four Line Book by Ali Mirfazli was named the best in the About Poetry section.

No winner was picked in the Children’s Poetry section. However, the books Your Heart Won the Bet by Fatemeh Salarvand and Do Lips Have Zipper by Gholamreza Baktash received honorable mentions.

A large number of Persian poets attended the festival, which opened in Isfahan on January 2. 

The organizers of the festival launched a campaign to collect books to donate to the flood-stricken people in Sistan-Baluchestan.

Source: Tehran Times