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Iran marks National Day of Hafez Shirazi

Thel mausoleum of ancient Persian poet Hafez in Shiraz

October 12 is designated as Hafez Day in Iran to commemorate Shams al-Din Mohammad Hafez-e Shirazi, better known as ‘Hafez’, the 14th-century lyric poet of Persian classical literature.

he mausoleum of Hafez Shirazi commonly known as Hafezieh is located in Shiraz, Fars Province. Every Year, a number of Iranian scholars, poets, and literati gather in his mausoleum to mark the National Day of Hafez. This year, however, the tourist hotspot has been left empty due to the outbreak of the coronavirus around the world.

 

Source: Mehr

 

 

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