News ID: 276787
Published: 0801 GMT November 14, 2020

Official: Italy keen on defining new era in cultural ties with Iran in post-pandemic period

Official: Italy keen on defining new era in cultural ties with Iran in post-pandemic period

Cultural Attaché of Italian Embassy in Tehran Yaroslava Romanova said on Saturday that her country is trying to define a new era in cultural cooperation with Iran in the post-pandemic period.

Romanova made the remarks at her visit to Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center where the 11th National Biennial of Contemporary Iranian Ceramic Art is underway, IRNA wrote.

During her visit, the Italian official appreciated precious artworks displayed in the biennial exhibition and described them as very glorious along with human meanings.

She also said she welcomes further cooperation in holding cultural events at this center.

Turning to the longstanding and age-old cultural and artistic ties between Iran and Italy and the effect of these relations in strengthening friendship between the two countries, she said, “We are trying to define a new form of artistic-cultural cooperation between the two countries after the coronavirus global pandemic.”

Ebadreza Eslami-Koulaei, adviser to the deputy Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance for arts and culture affairs and chief of Niavaran Cultural Center, who hosted the Italian cultural attaché, said Tehran and Rome enjoy great capacities for cooperation.

He further said he is eager to sign a cooperation agreement with important cultural centers in Italy.

Secretary of Iranian Association of Pottery Farbod Hemmat-Azad accompanied the visiting delegation.

The 11th National Biennial of Contemporary Iranian Ceramic Art is open to the public from 10:00 to 20:00 hrs. local time.

 

 

   
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