(Persia Digest) – An Iranian cultural week began in Russia on Monday to familiarize Russians with Iranian culture.
The Iranian Ambassador to Moscow, Mahdi Sanaei, spoke at the opening ceremony about the ancient art and culture of Iran and the high culture of Russian art and literature on the international scene, saying: “These can be the building blocks of mutual cultural projects alongside economic, political, and humanitarian cooperation.”
The Head of Iran’s Islamic Culture and Communications Organization (ICCO), Abuzar Ebrahimni Torkaman, also gave a short message of peace and friendship from the people of Iran to the world, saying: “Today, Iranian Muslim artists present their art during the Iranian cultural week to show their friendship and brotherhood with other people in the world, including Russia.”
Persia Digest reports that the Iranian cultural week in Russia will run 3-9 September 2018 in Moscow and Ufa to promote cultural interaction between the people of both countries.
The program of this week-long event includes performances by music ensembles and exhibitions by artisans in the hand arts, coffee house arts, traditional coffee houses, naqali, book illumination, and other Iranian products.
The films “Breath”, “Groove 143”, “The mermaid”, “Rana’s silence”, and “The season of Narge” will also be screened during this week.
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