Tehran, 16 November 2005 (CHN) - The Iranian famous sculpture Parviz Tanavoli should leave Tehran for Toronto in the following days to attend the ceremony in which he will be honored by the Encyclopedia Iranica on 25th of November.
Encyclopedia Iranica Foundation studies different aspects of Iranian society and has been publishing a comprehensive collection in this regard in an alphabetical order.
Besides Tanavoli, 4 other artists will be appreciated, including Houshang Seihoon, the famous Iranian architect.
Tanavoli is in Tehran right now, busy with creating a new collection for his upcoming exhibition in Toronto, "Maybe I won't be able to be present at the ceremony in Toronto. These days I'm quiet busy with the collection that I should ready for my exhibition. It has not yet been completed, but I'll do my best to be present in the ceremony."
Some collections of clothing in Iran, story literature in Iran, constitutional revolution, calligraphy, the history of Iran-Germany relations, Central Asia, mosaic and pottery, Georgia and Qafqaz, Gilan, the history of Iran-France relation, Flag in Iran, Arabs and Iran, training and education in Iran, the history of economy in Iran, and urbanization and social classes in Iran are of the issues published so far by Encyclopedia Iranica.
Since 1979, the Encyclopedia has been supported as a major project by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the foremost sponsor of educational, academic and research projects in the United States.
Encylopedia Iranica is a historic undertaking, of the people who speak Persian and their contribution to the broader history of human civilization. In fact it is the only precise and reliable reference work on the lands, life, culture and history of all Iranian people and their interaction with other societies.
The Encyclopedia Iranica Foundation has been established since 1989. Partially supported by the NEH, the ongoing publication of the Encyclopedia Iranica is made possible by donations from institutions and individuals to either Columbia University or the Foundation.
... Payvand News - 11/16/05 ... --