A selection of calligraphy works at the First Raqs-e Qalam International Exhibition of the Silk Road Calligraphy, which opened Friday at the Iranian Academy of Arts in Tehran, will be displayed through video mapping over Azadi Tower in Tehran, Iran.
Islamic calligraphy carries a lot of importance for Muslims across the globe. Owing to its importance and growing demand, Islamic calligraphy is taught as a subject in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, and Pakistan.
Iran-Philippines joint calligraphy exhibition 'Harbinger of Peace among Nations' is being held at the University of the Philippines, Manila to mark National Iranian Calligraphy Day (October 13) and is open until October 19.
A policymaking council, affiliated to Iranian National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), was established on Sunday for adopting new policies on and devoting particular attention to Iran's ancient art of calligraphy as the sign of Iranian-cultural identity.