TEHRAN June 30 (MNA) –- Mir-Emad National Congregation will be inaugurated in Qazvin on October 5, concurrent with the quadricentennial of Mir-Emad, the Iranian artist and calligrapher which will be running for two days.

“The congregation, which aims to commemorate Mir-Emad, will be held in his birthplace with the presence of Iranian and foreign intelligentsia”, said Seyyed Ahmad Mohit-Tabataba’i, the director of the congregation.  

 

He added that other programs include the opening of a museum named “Mir-Emad” in the Chehel-Sotun building in Qazvin.

 

Cultural and Tourism Organization together with Calligraphers’ Association will open 28 calligraphy exhibitions through the country.

 

Concurrent with this congregation, one of Qazvin squares will be named “Mir-Emad” by putting the sculpture of Mir-Emad at that square.

 

Hassani Seifi Qazvini, known as Mir-Emad, was a skillful calligrapher, especially at Nast’liq (an Iranian calligraphy style). He was killed by the order of Shah Abbas Safavi in 1604. He also composed poems.

 

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