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Visual artists from 20 countries coming to Iran for youth festival PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 01 July 2009 04:17

The northern city of Gorgan in Golestan Province will be hosting the 16th International Visual Arts Festival for Youth from July 11 to 14.

16th edition of the festival would be held with international participants aged from 16 to 25. Several regional Islamic countries took part in the previous edition. This year, artists from 20 countries, including China, Pakistan, Armenia, Kuwait, Senegal, Afghanistan, and Germany will be participating.

THE festival features sections for drawing, painting, calligraphy, miniature, sculpture and cartoons.

The opening ceremony will take place on the morning of July 11, and several workshops and street paintings are also scheduled during the program.

The organizers hope that the festival helps develop the potentials of the province, adding, “220 Iranian and 40 foreign artists will be participating in the two major sections of the exhibition and in workshops.

Along the festival, several other programs including exhibition of paintings by Iranian masters, and holding tours for the participants to visit beautiful sites of the province are also arranged.while the participating countries enjoy their own independent regional cultures, helping to create memorable works for viewing during the festival.

Curtsy;MNA

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