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  • 7/11/2011

Qur’an International Exhibition to host art exhibit

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TEHRAN -- An exhibition of visual arts displaying artworks with the central theme of Qur’anic concepts will open concurrent with the 19th International Holy Qur’an Exhibition at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla, running from July 28 to August 26.

The exhibit will be offering a variety of art including calligraphy, drawings, paintings, miniatures, graphic designs and earthenware.

Workshops on calligraphy, painting, miniature, and earthenware are also arranged on the side section of the program.

Interested artists are asked to register at www.ivaquran.ir and submit their artworks focusing on the stories in Qur’an and the great names of Allah to the secretariat of the exhibit before July 16.

The submitted works will later be judged by a jury panel to be selected for the exhibit.

Several sessions aimed at visual artists are also among the programs for the exhibit.

Tehran’s Mosalla will begin hosting the annual event just a few days ahead of the holy month of Ramadan (August 1). Lots of programs are always arranged for the exhibit.

Iranian and foreign publishers offer printed products as well as their Qur’anic software. Various translations of the Holy Qur’an in different languages are also available at the exhibit.

Source: tehrantimes.com

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