Although the week is over, in2iran has important cultural news about Iran. All the news links to Persian literature, while first one is about translating and publishing a book. And the second one is about the very popular video game called Persian prince. Cultural news about Iran
Pakistani expert translates Rumi poems into Sindhi
Pakistani Persian literature expert Sahar Gul Bhatti is translating a selection of works by the Persian poet Molana Jalalad-Din Rumi. The book will be in Sindhi, an Indo-Aryan language of Sindh region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. Cultural news about Iran
She announced in a meeting with Iran’s cultural attaché Ahmad Abdollahpur at the Cultural Center of Iran in Hyderabad.
Sahar talked about her love for the Persian language. She also added that she has passed a primary course on the Persian language at the University of Karachi. Now she needs to expand her knowledge of Persian.
Besides, she attends the Persian Language and Literature Refresher Course held annually at the Sadi Foundation in Tehran beginning mid-July.
Sahar Gul has an MA in philosophy from Pakistan and another MA in anthropology from the UK. Her expertise includes teaching, writing and hosting political talk shows. She is fluent in several languages such as English, Urdu, Sindhi, Arabic and Punjabi.
Ubisoft reboots the Prince of Persia
The iconic video game Prince of Persia will be back soon. After the latest release of Prince of Persia, Escape in 2018, the creator isn’t ready to give up the Prince of Persia franchise. Creator suggests a reboot of the original game Prince of Persia. Cultural news about Iran
Prince of Persia is a video game which was released in October 1989. The game gained a lot of fame during that time. The developers decided to make a series of this game. Overall, video games have been released under the Prince of Persia franchise. Meanwhile, the game has had different developers and publishers. The latest game of Prince of Persia was Prince of Persia: Escape released in 2018.
Now the book is coming
Jordan Mechner, the creator behind the epic game Prince of Persia, recently announced the release of a book named “The Making of Prince of Persia.” National Museum of Play in New York is helping him on this project. The book will be about the making of the first game “Prince of Persia”. And the Strip press released it in 1989. However, “The Making of Prince of Persia” releases next year on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the game. Cultural news about Iran
He also hopes that the game will be revived soon. The creator wishes to make a reboot of the original game Prince of Persia.
For now, Ubisoft Montreal, who will release the Prince of Persia, says the series is still on hold. Mechner worked with Ubisoft in 2003 during the release of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. The game got rebooted again in 2008. Then again for the third time with The Forgotten Sands in 2010. Thus, there were numerous attempts at rebuilding the Prince of Persia.
As of now, Ubisoft has yet to announce regarding the release officially. However, Mechner can change their mind, and we can expect the new Prince of Persia soon. Cultural news about Iran