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International Holy Quran Exhibition kicks off
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An Iranian artist works on a Quranic calligraphy work in the 20th International Holy Quran Exhibition at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla in 2012.
An Iranian artist works on a Quranic calligraphy work in the 20th International Holy Quran Exhibition at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla in 2012.
TEHRAN – The 22nd edition of the International Holy Quran Exhibition was inaugurated in the Sacred Defense Garden Museum in Tehran on Tuesday.
 
This is the first time the exhibit has been set up in the garden museum, Persian media reported on Tuesday
 
Previous editions of the exhibit were held at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla.
 
Several sections including children, academics, international and digital media have been arranged during the exhibit.
 
Storytelling, competitions, paintings and computer games are among the programs arranged for the children’s section.
 
Cultural products, books and CDs with the central theme of the Quran will be available in the exhibit.
 
The international section will open on July 3 and will run for ten days.
 
Moreover, an exhibition of visual arts was opened on the sidelines of the Quran exhibit on the first day.
 
A collection of 120 works by 90 artists in different fields of painting, calligraphy and calligraphic-painting have been put on display in the exhibit.
 
Works by masters including Gholamhossein Amirkhani, Keikhosro Khorush, Yadollah Kaboli, Mohammad Ehsaii, Nasrollah Afjeii and Jalil Rasuli are among the works on display.
 
A selection of video arts and installations by masters including Ahmad Nadalian, Shirin Pilevari and Morteza Ahmadvand are also being shown.
 
The exhibit will be running for 20 days in the garden museum located on Haqqani Highway.
 
 
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