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  • masudi   6/25/2013
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    Coinciding with the beatific occasions of the birthday anniversaries of His Excellency Imam Reza (Allah’s peace be upon him) and Her Excellency Hazrat Masoomeh (P.B.H), Imam Reza (A.S) International Festival, attained by numerous voluntaries, is annually held in magnificent ceremonies during the “Ten Days of Generosity” by the Imam Reza (A.S) International Foundation for Culture and Arts, mainly cooperated by the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, The Ahlul Bayt World assembly and Al-Mustafa International University.

    The Imam Reza (A.S) International Festival becomes much more significant when one considers the fact that each year a great number of thinkers, scholars, artists and in real sense of the term “all the creators of Razavi- related fine works” try to increasingly spread the Culture and teachings of Imam Reza (A.S) all over the globe by creating fine works of art regarding the Razavi Culture.

     

       Thematic Programs:

    The thematic programs of the Imam Reza (A.S) International Festival include 52 items comprising such fields as culture, art, cinema, journals and online web-based news sites which are held in terms of apropos contests in each field among the registered contestants.   

     

      Conferences:

    The research- based conferences of Imam Reza (A.S) International Festival is, under the supervision of the academic board of the festival, held by Iranian universities in terms of 18 different scientific programs, producing some research papers investigating different issues in Razavi Culture and teachings.

     

     International Affairs:

     

    The Imam Reza (A.S) International Festival’s department of International affairs, supervised by the Islamic Culture and Communications Organization and collaborated by the Ahlul-Bayt World Assembly, Al-Mustafa International University and other Iranian cultural organizations handling international affairs, annually holds some scientifically, culturally and artistically approached programs as well as the research-based ones throughout the world by exploiting the intellectual and cultural capabilities of the scholars and thinkers from different parts of the globe and the collaboration of all the devotees of Imam Reza (A.S) worldwide. Moreover, the festival’s department for international affairs annually identifies and invites some of the devotees and activists of Razavi Culture abroad to take part in the closing ceremony of the festival, honoring them there.

    Public programs:     

    Organized and administered by the Supreme Staff of Iranian Mosques, the public programs of the Imam Reza (A.S) International Festival are set to provide spiritual opportunities during the “Ten Days of Generosity” for all Iranians throughout the country including all the people living in cities, towns and the countryside through public celebrations, the commemoration of the Imam Reza (A.S) footprint locations along his landmark immigration route from the Medina to Marv and the honoring of the sacred tombs of the Imams-born descendents as well as other sacred mausoleums.

      

    Having been identified and selected by the special committee responsible for the selection of Razavi Culture devotees, the devotees of Razavi culture are selected at both the national and international level according to the Act approved by the policy making council of the Imam Reza (A.S) International Festival and the statement issued by the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. Corroborated by the minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, the select devotees of Razavi Culture are honored by the medal of Razavi Culture in the closing ceremony of the festival which is annually held in Mashhad on the eve of the auspicious birthday anniversary of Imam Reza (Allah’s peace be upon him).

    May Allah assist all the devotees of Razavi Culture to employ their inborn aptitudes to continue serving Imam Reza (A.S) in those areas related to Razavi Culture and that their endeavors in that regard be accepted and rewarded by the Almighty Allah and the Ahlul Bayt (Allah’s peace be upon them), especially his Excellency Imam Reza (A.S).

     

    Imam Reza (A.S) International Foundation for Culture and Arts      

     

     

     

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