Ist Calligraphy Biennial PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 01 July 2009 05:23

Calligraphy has been an important part of Iranian artistic life since the Islamic Era.Iranian calligraphy masters have invented new styles and have created some of the best Writings of holy text ,Quran, as their main interst.

The Iranian calligraphy has developed since Islamic revolution ,but the artists did not have a national venue to participate and compete.

Qazvin in Central Iran will be the place to hold the first Iranian biennial of calligraphy and the ministry of culture will support the event.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 August 2010 07:36
Qazvin to host Iran’s First Intl. Calligraphy Biennial next year PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 31 August 2009 07:34

The city of Qazvin, birthplace of Mir-Emad (most famous master of calligraphy of Iran), will be hosting Iran’s First International Calligraphy Biennial next year. 

The biennial was originally intended to be held as a national event but was broadened to international after calligraphy master Gholamhossein Amirkhani proposed the idea .

Attended by masters Amirkhani, Nasrollah Afjei and Keikhosro Khorush, and secretary of the program Mohammad-Hossein Shafiha, issues such as preparing the logo of biennial and publication of a book by the opening ceremony were discussed at the session.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 August 2010 07:37
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