Art And Culture

Fajr Visual Art Festival Receives 10,000 Entries

Fajr Visual Art Festival Receives 10,000 EntriesFajr Visual Art Festival Receives 10,000 Entries

Over 10,000 artworks from Iran and 53 countries have been submitted to the 10th Fajr International Festival of Visual Arts. Slated for January 23-February 23, 2018 in Tehran, the festival is organized under the auspices of the Visual Arts Department of the Culture Ministry and the Institute for Promotion of Contemporary Art, affiliated to Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art. Secretary of the festival is photographer Mojtaba Aqaee, 52, a recipient of First Degree Art Certificate from the ministry’s Evaluation Council, reported. More than 2,760 registered artists submitted their plans. The news website said 168 are from 53 countries. Artworks submitted so far are 10,650 and 4,351 will be present in the competition section. The art council of the festival - a group of renowned artist - will evaluate the works in two sessions.


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