|Exhibition of Persian handicrafts opens in Moscow||
The Culture minister at the head of a delegation is currently in Moscow to attend the Iranian Cultural Week underway in Moscow and St. Petersburg, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Wednesday.
The exhibition is part of the program for the week, in which a collection of the latest calligraphic paintings by master Jalil Rasuli has been put on display.
Modern paintings by Homayun Salim, photos by Sepideh Mokhtari, miniature works by Amir-Hushang Khabarizadeh, and earthenware by Shirin Karimzadeh Torabi are some of the works on display at the exhibit.
Hosseini called art an international language, which helps transfer a message to the people across the world.
He also said that Iran is ready to host a Russian cultural week in the future.
Andrei Busigin, also visiting the exhibition, praised the Persian art and handicrafts.
He called art done by Persian artists unique in the world and hoped these types of events would help to better connect the two nations.
A large number of art shows, concerts and film screenings have been arranged for this week in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
The cultural week will be running until October 7.
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|Last Updated on 03 October 2012 17:05|