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Exhibition of Iranian calligraphy to open in Moscow On January 15, at 5:00 pm, the Dar Cultural Centre will host the opening ceremony of the Bismillah exhibition of Iranian calligraphy

The exhibition will be a significant event symbolizing the beginning of the year 2019. It will feature works made by famous calligraphers, who found their inspiration the word Bismillah, (in the name of Allah).

The opening ceremony will be attended by religious figures, heads and representatives of the Iranian delegation, ambassadors of foreign countries, as well as prominent public figures.

The Bismillah exhibition will be open until the 19th January. During these days, the visitors of the Centre will be able to attend workshops conducted by recognized Iranian experts in calligraphy, including Gholamreza Rahpeyma, member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), member of the Council of Museums of East Asia (Museum of Islamic Art of Malaysia) and the Council for the artistic assessment of the intellectual works of Iran; Ali Tan, winner of the award The best calligrapher of Iran, deputy head of the Center for Visual Arts of Iran; Ahmad Ariyamanesh, founder of two new genres in calligraphy (Kereshmee and Safir), professor and teacher of the Iranian Academy of Calligraphy; Mahdi Jamshidi , a famous Iranian calligrapher.

For centuries, Iranian masters have honed their skills, passing their secrets from generation to generation. These days, guests of the Center will be able to immerse themselves in the world of art, to see the works of famous calligraphers and to learn the basic concepts of calligraphy.

This international exhibition is supposed to enhance cultural exchange and cooperation between the two countries and to contribute to the development and strengthening of relations between their peoples.

The event was organized by the Religious Board of Muslims of the Russian Federation, the Religious Board of Muslims of Moscow, the Dar Cultural Center and the Cultural Representative office under the embassy of Iran in Moscow.

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