Sixth Int’l Holy Quran Award held in Kuwait

Publish Date : Wednesday 8 April 2015 - 13:13
IBNA- The Sixth International Holy Quran Award was held as works crafted by the Iranian artists including a precious, bejeweled model of the holy book were displayed in this event.
According to IBNA correspondent quoting from the public relations office of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), The Sixth International Holy Quran Award was attended by Kuwait’s Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaaqoub Al-Sane, on behalf of the Emir of Kuwait, and the Iranian Cultural Attaché to Kuwait Khameh Yar, among others.
Various works of 27 artists from Kuwait and other countries including Iran, Turkey, Morocco, Algeria, China, Russia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia were displayed at this exhibition.
Amir Jazayeri, Mahdi Jazayeri, `Aref Gilani and Ra`een Khanzadeh were four artists from our country who also took part in this exhibition with their works in the fields of calligraphy, illustration, illumination and microform.
Works of Iranian artists, particularly the exquisite jeweled style Quran crafted by Ra`een Khanzadeh were highly noted by Kuwait’s Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, and this Iranian artist is currently preparing the laying of a variety of precious stones and jewels to cover this Quran.
Khanzadeh pointed out that diamonds, rubies and agate are used to decorate the cover of this Quran and further added: “I think this Quran will shine brilliantly with stones worked on its cover.”
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