According to the News and Information Department of the International Foundation of Imam Reza (A.S.), Dr Behzad moridi, the director of the General Office of Culture and Islamic guidance in the province of Fars, remarked: “The Keramat (munificence) Decade, the International Festival of Imam Reza (peace be upon him) and the presence of artists from all the provinces in the Razavi visual arts festival is an honor for artists and scholars in Fars.”
He considered the Razavi visual arts festival as one of the most important cultural programs in Fars and added: “It is an honor for us that Artists from all over the country are sending their artworks to us, in order to participate in the Razavi Art Festival.”
The received works of art in this festival include posters, paintings, sculpture and signs. We hope all the artworks sent to the secretariat are of the highest quality, even better than the previous years,” said Dr. Maridi.
The staff Secretary said that the visual arts national Festival of Razavi is one of a series of international festivals held in honor of Imam Reza (peace be upon him) in Fars, and added: “The festival is held under three titles "A picture of Razavi Hadith", "Razavi culture" and "Amin e Vellayat (the faithful to the leadership)".
“Every year artists from all over the country send their works to the festival to expand the cultural, artistic and religious activities which are related to the tradition of Ahl Al Bayt (peace be upon them), especially Imam Reza (peace be upon him)” said the General Director.
“In addition to the Razavi visual arts festival, various programs in the fields of culture and religious knowledge will be held in corporation with the seminaries for several age groups (including children and the university students) during this decade” added this official.