Fajr Festival of Visible Arts announces winners

Fajr Festival of Visible Arts announces winners

TEHRAN – Winners of various categories at the 15th Fajr Competition of Visible Arts had been declared on Friday in the course of a special ceremony at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.

They acquired their awards from Minister of Lifestyle and Islamic Assistance Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili and his colleagues.

The Golden Tooba in miniature portray was awarded to Zeinab Shahi, when Ruhollah Parvin, Zeinab Rajabi and Jila Shiri received honorable mentions.

Azar Omid was honored in the painting category and Sajjad Gomar and Alireza Hosseini were awarded honorable mentions.

Abbas Mohammadju was picked as ideal artist in the cartoon and caricature part. Hossein Rahimkhani and Salar Eshratkhah have been praised with honorable mentions.

The award for very best artist in the illustration group was presented to Majid Zakeri, and Elham Zamani and Rasul Mirdamadi won honorable mentions.

Mojtaba Shakeri was named best sculptor. Ahmad Ranjbar-Rafi, Amir-Hossein Mirqeisari and Zahra Shahamatpur have been awarded honorable mentions.

The award for finest calligrapher went to Hamed Faqihi and honorable mentions ended up awarded to Mohammad Bazyar, Rahman Gholami and Amir Danesh Maraghi.

Mohammad Tork was named greatest graphic designer and Ali Pishdar and Mohammad Taqimanesh acquired honorable mentions.

The Golden Tooba for ideal photographer went to Amin Berenjkar, even though Amir Enayati and Saeid Qasemi gained honorable mentions.

In the Peaks area, the very best calligrapher award was provided to Mostafa Abedi, though Ruhollah Javani was chosen as best photographer.

Mohammad-Ali Rajabi was named very best cartoonist and miniaturist Reza Badrossama gained an honorable mention. Mohammad-Saber Sheikhrezai was selected as ideal graphic designer.

This segment is devoted to artworks on themes of science, culture, devotion, luminaries and Iranian sights.

This year, the organizers also extra a new segment named “Jihad of Clarification”, which is focused to artworks assisting illuminate the difficult concerns in Iran’s Islamic technique and revolution.

Photographer Ehsan Baqer received the award in this portion and his colleague Saeid Qasemi received an honorable point out.

About 450 artworks in painting, illustration, cartoon, photography, calligraphy, graphic design and style, sculpture and miniature were on see throughout the festival at the Saba Art and Cultural Institute in Tehran.

In addition, 274 functions in distinctive media had been showcased in the Peaks portion.

Picture: Winners hold their awards all through the closing ceremony of the 15th Fajr Competition of Visible Arts at Tehran’s Vahdat Corridor on February 24, 2023. (ISNA/Majid Khahi)