Janus Pannonius Award 2013: Simin Behbahani was awarded the Janus Pannonius Award in 2013. The 86-years-old Persian poet was present at the ceremony on 29 of August in Pécs. Her first book in Hungarian is published by the Hungarian PEN Club and Pluralica during this week. “The lioness of Iran” has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature twice. The award named after the first Hungarian poet worths 50.000 Euros.