Iranian artists honored at Nakhchivan art festival 

May 30, 2016

TEHRAN – The third edition of Nakhchivan, Cradle of Humankind honored several Iranian artists for their achievements during the closing ceremony of the international art festival in the autonomous republic of Azerbaijan on May 27.

Vadud Moazzenzadeh, Roqieh Pahlavani, Saeid Ayyami, Kobra Radipur and Roqieh Javid-dust were the Iranian artists, the organizers announced.

The festival was held at the courtyard of Alinjaqala Castle from May 24 to 27 and the top selected works were displayed at the Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku where the closing ceremony was held.

Nakhchivan has been declared as the capital of Islamic culture in 2018 by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).

Photo: A painting by Roqieh Pahlavani 

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