An evening with Sa'di from Shiraz

National Day of Sàdi Shirazi.

Every year the Iranians dedicate April 21 to commemorate the great poet Sàdi.

Sàdi (1184 - 1283 E./1291 AD) was one of the greatest poets of Persian literature of the classical Islamic age (the Western Middle Ages).

His full name was Abu Muhammad Muslih ibn Abd Allāh, known as Sàdi of Shirāz, or Shirāzi.

The Cultural Institute of Iran in collaboration with DIRUZ organizes a meeting in the presence of valid teachers dedicated to Sàdi and his poetry.

 

The Rose Garden

An evening with Sàdi from Shiraz

 

They are members of one body, the sons of Adam

From a single essence that day you created.

And if one of them has misfortune, let him lead fate

For the other members there will be no shelter

To you, who do not feel pain for others' misfortune

It cannot be given a man's name

 

Wednesday 21 April at 19 pm.
Speakers:
Dr. Mohammad taghi Amini
Director of the Cultural Institute of Iran
Prof. Daniela Meneghini
Teacher of Persian language and literature. Cà Foscari University of Venice
Prof. Domenico Ingenito
Teacher of Persian language and literature. UCLA University

 

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