Jan 28, 2014, 5:13 PM
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Over 4,000 works submitted to Press Festival

Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA – More than 4,000 works have so far been submitted to the secretariat of the 20th Press and News Agencies Festival which is due to begin on Thursday.

Secretariat of the press festival announced that some 2,599 media persons from 31 provinces are participating in the upcoming event, according to report by Culture and Islamic Guidance Ministry's Press and Information Dissemination Department.

The number of entries to the festival amounts to 4061, of which 2644 pertain to nationwide section, 1362 to local and regional section and 55 to special section.

Excluding Tehran province, Khorasan Razavi, Isfahan and Lorestan provinces have forwarded the most entries to the event respectively, while Semnan, Kokiluyeh-Boyerahmad and Hormuzgan provinces have the least participants in the event.

All journalists, reporter, writers and photojournalists have two days to send their works to the secretariat of the festival through www.jashnvarehrasaneh.ir.

The 20th Press, News Agencies and Websites Festival will end on February 20 with a ceremony introducing and honoring the top participants in the event.