۱۱ آذر ۱۴۰۰ |۲۶ ربیع‌الثانی ۱۴۴۳ | Dec 2, 2021
Arabic calligraphy

The al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine is keen to develop the art of Arabic calligraphy and support those who work in it.

Hawzah News Agency –The Secretary-General of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, the engineer Mohammad al-Ashigar, stressed that the Holy Shrine is keen to develop the art of Arabic calligraphy and support those who work in it, by holding competitions and organizing exhibitions.
During his meeting with a group of Iraqi calligraphers who participated in the Second International Aesthetic Heritage Exhibition, which was organized by the Department of Islamic and Human Knowledge Affairs. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Secretary-General of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine and a number of members of its board of directors in its hall of honor.
Al-Ashigar also stated, "The exhibition is organized to support the revival of heritage, because it is concerned with the art of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decoration, which are considered among the most beautiful Arab and Islamic arts."
In the same context, the Deputy Secretary-General of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine; Eng Abbas Musa Ahmad stated, "The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine organized this event for the first time, and it was an exhibition with the participation of a number of calligraphers and those specialized in the decoration from inside and outside Iraq. These participations reflected the value of the exhibition that was characterized by the precise artistic creativity which drives us to seriously think about organizing and supporting such events in the future.”
For his part, Dr. Rawdhan Bahia President of the Iraqi Calligraphers Association, and professor of Arabic calligraphy at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Baghdad University, stated: "We are honored as calligraphers to meet with the Secretary-General of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine and the Deputy Secretary and a number of members of the board of directors and heads of departments, and it was a beautiful dialogue as we listened to the proposals regarding the art of calligraphy and the upgrading of technical tools that would develop and improve the work of the Iraqi calligrapher."
"The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine is distinguished by its qualitative interaction with calligraphers through this event, which reflected on the theme of Arabic calligraphy primarily as a pure Islamic art which was born from the art of the Islamic civilization that was not inspired by any other civilization, stressing: We, as calligraphers, are very optimistic that this interest in this art will be wide and great in the future, and that there will be joint projects between calligraphers and the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine."

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