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News number: 9006090052

13:54 | 2011-09-01

Art

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Iran's Northern Province to Host Int'l Fest on Visual Arts

TEHRAN (FNA)- The 18th International Youth Visual Arts Festival is due to be held in Gorgan city in Iran's Northern Golestan Province from September 10 to 14.



"Gorgan will host the festival along with other townships such as Kordkouy, Aliabad, Bandar Torkaman and Aqqala," Director of Golestan Cultural Office Gholamreza Montazeri said.

"About 270 Iranian artists will showcase their works during the festival along with more than 50 participants from other countries," he added.

The event will present paintings, caricatures, drawings, sculptures, graphic designs, calligraphies, illustrations, pottery, ceramic and photographs created by young artists.

According to Montazeri, about 16 countries have announced their readiness to take part in the event including Pakistan, Turkey, Brazil, Italy, Lebanon, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Tajikistan, India, Tunisia, Croatia, Syria, Nigeria, Senegal and Ghana.