Translating Shahname into other languages is a valuable and appreciable accomplishment
During his meeting with the scientific secretary of the World Award for Book of the Year and a group of Persian Literature professors and students, Master Dr Mohammadreza Shafiei Kadkani emphasized that translating Shahname into other languages is valuable and appreciable.
In this meeting, Master Dr Shafiei Kadkani (professor of Persian literature, University of Tehran) emphasized that Shahname is a valuable legacy for us Iranians, and is a brilliant characterizing masterpiece for our Iranian culture. For this reason, translating it into other languages must be supported and applaused. It should be noted that the secretariat of the World Award for Book of the Year has received two complete translations of Shahname, respectively in Turkish and Finnish. Among other significant works arrived at the secretariate, these two translations will be evaluated by reviewers very soon.