ECO Cultural Institute in cooperation with the Embassy of Tajikistan in Tehran is to hold a virtual meeting entitled “Poet of Peace and Friendship” to mark the 110th birth anniversary of Mirzo Tursunzoda, Tajikistan’s national poet and hero.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, H.E. Dr. Nizomiddin Zohidi, Ambassador of Tajikistan to Tehran, H.E. Mr. Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, H.E. Dr. Gholam-Ali Haddad Adel, President of the Academy of Persian Language and Literature, Kamol Nasrullo, National Poet of Tajikistan, Dr. Ebrahim Khodayar, Professor of Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Prof. Faleeha Kazemi, Head of Persian Language and Literature, Lahore Women’s College, Dr. Sadeq Osyan, Professor of Balkh University, Dr. Asliddin Qamarzoda , Professor of Samarkand State University, Prof. Abhay Kumar Singh, Professor of Rohilkhand University of India, Ja’far Ehsani, Professor of Shahid Rabbani University of Education of Afghanistan, Faridun Farhodzoda, Researcher and Journalist from Uzbekistan will deliver speeches about various aspects of Mirzo Tursunzoda’s personality and works which will be broadcast live on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 11:00 AM Tehran time .
During the webinar, excerpts from the film “Dear Child of Tajikistan”, which narrates the story of Mirzo Tursunzoda, along with memories of Tajik poets Mr. Baghi Rahimzoda, Mu’min Qano’at, Haq Nazar Qa’eb, Shamim Ahmad Qureshi, Pakistani diplomat, Maxim Pishkov, grandson of Maxim Gorky and the children of Mirzo Tursunzoda will be shown.
The meeting will be moderated by Mr. Shahmansour Shahmirza, Tajikistan’s cultural expert at the ECO Cultural Institute.
Those interested can join the meeting on Thursday, 20 May 2021, 11:00 Tehran time at https://webinar.ecieco.org/ch/tursunzoda
The Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan, in cooperation with the ECO Cultural Institute, plans to publish the speeches in Persian and English, as well as an anthology of Tursunzoda poems in Persian script in Tehran to mark the 110th anniversary of the Tajik hero, to acquaint Persian-speaking enthusiasts with the valuable works of this great man of the Tajik nation.