|Iranian artists holding workshops in Bashkortostan||
TEHRAN – Iranian calligrapher Ali Ganji and illuminator Maryam Emami are holding a series of workshops, which opened on Sunday in Ufa, the capital city of Bashkortostan, an autonomous republic in the Russian Federation.
The 10-day workshop program has been organized by the Embassy of Iran in Moscow in collaboration with Ihlas, an Islamic center for artistic and cultural activities, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Monday.
Moreover, a collection of Quranic calligraphic paintings by Ganji will be put on display in an exhibition entitled “A Window to the Sky” at the National Museum of Bashkortostan in Ufa on January 14.
The founder of the center, Muhammad Galimov, expressed hope that the program would help deepen relations between the people of Bashkortostan and Iran.
The exhibit will run for a week and then travel to other cities across Russia.
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