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Mehr News Agency - National Day of Saadi Shirazi

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Mehr News Agency - National Day of Saadi Shirazi

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) – April 21 is considered a significant cultural event for Iranians to commemorate the great Persian poet Saadi Shirazi.

Shirazi commonly known as Saadie is located in Shiraz, Fars Province. He was buried at the end of his life at a Khanqah at the current location.

Every year, a number of literati and scholars from around the world gather at the mausoleum on April 21 to commemorate the great Iranian poet.



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