• Aug 5 2023 - 10:01
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Iran Participation in the Indian Library Festival, New Delhi

The Festival of Libraries was inaugurated by Mrs. Draupadi Mormo, the President of India on 5 August 2023, in the presence of several august personalities and which was also attended by Dr. Iraj Elahi the Hon’ble Ambassador of I.R.Iran to India, Dr. Fariduddin Faridasr, the Cultural Counsellor of Iran, Kahraman Soleimani, the Director of the Persian Language Research Center, and Shahab Khaje Piri, the Director of the Noor International Microfilm Center, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

The Festival of Libraries was inaugurated by Mrs. Draupadi Mormo, the President of India on 5 August 2023, in the presence of several august personalities and which was also attended by Dr. Iraj Elahi the Hon’ble Ambassador of I.R.Iran to India,  Dr. Fariduddin Faridasr, the Cultural Counsellor of  Iran, Kahraman Soleimani, the Director of the Persian Language Research Center, and Shahab Khaje Piri, the Director of the Noor International Microfilm Center, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

Two-days festival (August 5 and 6), which is organized by the Ministry of Culture, has invited different libraries from all over the world to discuss the "modernization" and "digitalization" of libraries in India which is a part of the second phase of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and is in line with the vision of Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narindra Modi to promote the development and digitization of libraries and to foster a reading culture in the country. It aims to facilitate the formulation of action-oriented policies for the development of model libraries in India down to the village and community levels.

Mrs. Mormo the President of India in her speech said that the development of libraries is related to the development of society and culture. Libraries were used as a bridge between developed civilizations Efforts to modernize and digitize libraries are very importantLibraries have become more accessible in using information and communication technologyThe National Virtual Library of India is being developed to realize the vision of a digital library of a nation.

The Festival of Libraries consisted of launch events, Master classes and Panel discussionsIt also introduces a special ranking system for libraries across India that encourages healthy competition and development in the library ecosystemThis festival is held with a focus on the development of libraries at the village and community level, bringing together interested persons from all walks of life, including librarians, Academics, Organizers of literary festivals, famous Authors, Publishing Houses, owners of book cafes and translators. .

Delhi Libraries Festival is not just about booksIt has also highlighted various crafts and cultural heritages that contribute to the world of literatureVisitors participated in the exhibitions Drawing and CalligraphyWitness the beauty and richness of 22 indigenous languages ​​through tribal fonts and scripts, promoting linguistic diversity and inclusivenessThe important point of this event is to honor libraries that have shown exemplary work at the national, state, regional, rural, institutional and individual levels

The Delhi Festival of Libraries manifested the catalog of notable book collections in India with the aim of strengthening and expanding the network of libraries across the country.

This festival is a big event that brings together book lovers, researchers and scholars of the literary worldIt serves as a dynamic platform to engage in meaningful conversations about the future of libraries, not only in India but on a global scale, whether you are a library owner, a passionate book lover, or someone dedicated to preserving India's rich cultural heritage

 

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