ID : N-851 Date : 2017/12/22 - 11:18
(Persia Digest) – The first Persian Speakers in Europe Art Festival will open in January 2018 in the two visual arts and music categories. It will run from 13-20 January in Paris. The visual arts category will open as from January 8th.
The “Simorgh” traditional Persian music group will perform simultaneously with the vocals of Homayoun Shajarian.
The photography and caricature exhibition will run from 8-15 January. Artists from Iran, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan will showcase their works here.
At the same time, 100 selected works by photographers and caricaturists will also go on show and a workshop will be held for the visual arts by its prominent members. Dates for the workshop are 9-10 January and registration can be made online on the festival site.
A thematic photo exhibition of Paris has been a popular category of the festival which will run 9-12 January. Participants can photograph Paris and send their works to the Secretariat.
The miniature category is another amazing section organized by the Persiana Arts and Culture Association. Proceeds from the sales of works will be sent to the Kermanshah quake survivors and refugees in Europe.
Persian speakers from Tajikistan also feature prominently at the Festival. They can attend a concert by Tajik artist Dolatmand Khalaf on 15 January.
This is a first festival of its kind staged to create solidarity, peace, and unity between the Persian-speakers of Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan resident in Europe.