VIDEO: Iran commemorates contemporary poet 'Shahriar'

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – September 18 has been named the 'National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature' in Iran to coincide with the death anniversary of the legendary Iranian poet Shahriar.

Mohammad Hossein Behjat Tabrizi, whose pen name was Shahriar, was undoubtedly a gifted and talented contemporary poet. He is the composer of the first and most famous Azari language poetry collection ever written by an Iranian.

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