Imam Reza (AS) 12th International Festival Planned in 40 Countries
Publish Date: 8/24/2014 Code: 34275

Imam Reza (AS) 12th International Festival Planned in 40 Countries

The 12th edition of Imam Reza (AS) International Festival will be held in 40 countries, cultural deputy of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) said.

Imam Reza (AS) 12th International Festival Planned in 40 Countries


Mohammad Hussein Hashemi told IQNA that the previous edition of the festival was held in 40 representative centers of the country abroad.

He added that this years festival will include programs arranged by the ICRO, Al-Mustafa International University and Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) World Assembly.

Hashemi said Razavi culture activists from other countries will be invited to take part at the festival in Iran and some Iranian preachers and artists will be dispatched to hold various parts of the festival abroad.

According to the official, cultural products such as artworks about Imam Reza (AS), more than 100 Razavi short stories, printed and digital copies of books on Seerah Razavi in 20 languages and some of the products gifted by Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) World Assembly and Cultural-Art International Foundation of Imam Reza (AS) have been sent to Iranian cultural centers in the US, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Qatar, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Malaysia, Thailand, etc, in preparation for the festival.

Some prominent researchers, artists and scholars actively involved in the dissemination of Razavi culture have been selected from Switzerland, Georgia, Pakistan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Madagascar, Spain and Uganda to be honored in the festival in the holy city of Mashhad, he went on to say.

The Razavi festival is scheduled to be held on the birth anniversary of Imam Reza (AS) in September.


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