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Artists from 68 Countries to Take Part in Iran’s Corona Cartoon Contest

Artists from 68 countries have submitted their works to Iran to take part in an international cartoon contest called “We Defeat Corona”.
Artists from 68 Countries to Take Part in Iran’s Corona Cartoon Contest
The international competition is going to be held with the help of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and other institutions such as Department of Visual Arts of Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance and Vice Presidency for Science and Technology.
Seyyed Masoud Shojaei Tabatabaei, the competition’s secretary, tells IRNA that more than 2,000 entries from 68 countries have been received until March 26.
“About 800 works have been uploaded to the online gallery on Iran Cartoon website, and to date it has been viewed more than 421,000 times,” he added.
Amir Reza Torkaman Rahmani, an Iranian cartoonist, has participated in the competition. His artwork is called “Corona is borderless”. Elaborating about his goal for creating this artwork, Torkaman-Rahmani says with the art of cartoon, we can induce hope for countering this virus in the society.
He added that we should always remember that physicians, nurses and medical staff have performed miraculous tasks, and we are obliged to do our share by staying at home to help protect their lives
The deadline for submitting entries to this international competition is March 30, 2020.
Interested parties can submit their works via
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Monday 30 March 2020 11:35
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