Culture & Arts

Karbala hosts the Fifth International Islamic Art Exhibition

Karbala hosts the Fifth International Islamic Art Exhibition

Al-Bidour al-Munawara Foundation for Relief and Development, in cooperation with the Media Department at Imam Hussain Holy Shrine, held the Fifth International Islamic Art Exhibition on the occasion of Eid al-Ghadir in Bein al-Haramein, Karbala.The head of the Foundation, Sheikh…
Museum in the capital of Southern Ireland embraces ancient and valuable Islamic works

Museum in the capital of Southern Ireland embraces ancient and valuable Islamic works

The Chester Beatty Library Museum in the capital of Southern Ireland, Dublin, which is one of the leading and distinguished museums in Western Europe, houses a collection of valuable Islamic artworks.Islamic art in Europe possess a high position due to…
Dubai Hosts Quranic Calligraphy Exhibition

Dubai Hosts Quranic Calligraphy Exhibition

The UAE’s Association of Arabic Calligraphy and Islamic illumination has organized an exhibition of Quranic artworks by a number of calligraphers of the country in Dubai.According to Emirates News Agency, the exhibition titled “Letter and Word” was opened on July…
Exhibition portrays the blessed biography of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, on the anniversary of his martyrdom in Karbala

Exhibition portrays the blessed biography of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, on the anniversary of his martyrdom in Karbala

The Documentation and Exhibitions Division at Imam Hussain Holy Shrine organized an exhibition on the biography of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, on his martyrdom anniversary at the Zainabi Hill Site, southwest of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine.Head of the…
First book on biography of Imam Ali published by Western academic press

First book on biography of Imam Ali published by Western academic press

A new book titled, “The Prophet’s Heir: The Life of Ali ibn Abi Talib” written by Dr. Hassan Abbas has been published.This is the first biography of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, published by any Western academic press. Most…
Story of the Prisoner: Movie portrays part of the injustice against Imam al-Kadhim, peace be upon him

Story of the Prisoner: Movie portrays part of the injustice against Imam al-Kadhim, peace be upon him

The Iraqi director Haider al-Shalchi announced that the new movie ‘Story of the Prisoner’ will soon be released, which portrays the blessed biography of Imam al-Kadhim, peace be upon him, and the great injustice he was subjected to.“The movie is…
ICOM commends display of Imam Redha Museum during coronavirus pandemic

ICOM commends display of Imam Redha Museum during coronavirus pandemic

The International Council of Museums (ICOM), under the supervision of UNESCO, has commended the display of Imam Redha Holy Shrine Museum during the coronavirus pandemic in cyberspace and for facilitating public access to the museum.Sayyed Jalal Husseini, head of the…
The Ministry of Culture intends to establish the Grand Museum of Iraq

The Ministry of Culture intends to establish the Grand Museum of Iraq

The Iraqi Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities is moving towards establishing the Grand Museum of Iraq, with large spaces and halls that accommodate the antiquities and treasures of Mesopotamia, while confirming that the proposed site is the former Muthanna…
‘A History of the Shi’a People’ book by Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi released

‘A History of the Shi’a People’ book by Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi released

A new book titled, ‘A History of the Shi’a People’ by Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi was released.The book deals with the history of the Shia Ithna-‘Ashari Muslim community from the early days of Islam up to present day.Starting with a…
Exhibition introducing Islamic art in Brunei

Exhibition introducing Islamic art in Brunei

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports in Brunei organized an exhibition on Islamic art and calligraphy, in conjunction with the International Day of Islamic Art, at the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Islamic Arts Calligraphy Centre yesterday.The ministry had…
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