Arts

Who is Hussein?

SHAFAQNA- Islam Comics is a group of Muslim artists who are using their art to propagate the true face of...

Iranian calligrapher donates rare Quran to Astan of Hazrat...

SHAFAQNA - Iranian artist and calligrapher Seyed Ali Asghar Mousavian donated a rare copy of the Quran that he...

Iranian actress crowned best actress at Porto7 festival

SHAFAQNA- Iranian actress Sara Bahrami was crowned best at the 10th Porto7 International Short Film Festival in Portugal on Sunday...

Egyptian Artist Brilliantly Illustrates the Meaning of 35 Arabic...

SHAFAQNA- CAIROSCENE: As part of a new experimental project illustrating the meanings of Arabic words by manipulating the shapes...

Tehran Grand Bazaar: Historical Market in Capital

SHAFAQNA - The Grand Bazaar, also known as Tehran's Grand Bazaar, is a historical market situated in the capital of...

Mahershala Ali Becomes First Muslim Actor to Win an...

SHAFAQNA- Mahershala Ali won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his portrayal of a drug dealer in Moonlight...
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Azerbaijani painter transcribed the Quran onto transparent golden pages

SHAFAQNA - An Azerbaijani painter has transcribed the Quran onto transparent golden pages. She used 50 meters of transparent black silk,...

The first major exhibition of Qurans in the U.S....

SHAFAQNA- By Elena Goukassian October 27 at 5:03 AM There’s no way to miss it when you walk into “The Art...
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7th London-Iranian Festival (28 Oct – 2 Nov)

SHAFAQNA - London Iranian Film Festival is an annual, independent film festival held in London, United Kingdom. It is now entering...

Saadi s Views on Moral Education

SHAFAQNA- By: Hamid Reza Alavi Educational Goals According to Beheshti, Faqihi and Abujafari (2001), although Saadi had not explicitly stated the educational...

The Origin and Early Development of Islamic Architecture

SHAFAQNA- By: Siddiqua Shahnawaz In the Qur'an the word Masjid, although used many times, is only applied to three specific buildings:...

Ayatollah Khamenei calls for Resistance in Art

SHAFAQNA - On the eve of the birth anniversary of Imam Hassan Al-Mujtaba (peace be upon him) a group of...

Ayatollah Ali Sistani foiled nefarious designs of evil powers...

SHAFAQNA - This Ramadan 2016, Shafaqna had the privilege of interviewing Hujatul Islam wa Muslimeen Dr Ghulam Hussain Adeel, a...

Samara Sisters Showcase Hijab Fashion in Wisconsin

SHAFAQNA- Some might think that dressing modestly in a hijab or abaya, might preclude being fashionable. But don’t tell that...

Uniqlo to launch first hijab range in Britain

SHAFAQNA- Uniqlo is to debut a range of hijab head scarves and tunics in Britain later this month. The hijabs are...

‘Muhammad: The Messenger of God’ to be screened in...

SHAFAQNA- 'Muhammad: The Messenger of God' directed by the award-winning director Majid Majidi will be screened in Moscow on Tuesday. According...

Geometry in Islamic Art

SHAFAQNA - Dina Awartani is an experienced traditional artist based in Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. Dedicated to the revival...

Movie Muhammad (PBUH) Screened in Sweden

SHAFAQNA-The Movie ‘Muhammad (PBUH) Messenger of God’ by acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi was screened in Stockholm, Sweden. According to...

Invisible Lines exhibition launch in London by female Muslim...

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The last book of George Jordac unveiled in Tehran

SHAFAQNA - Titled ‘The Magnificence of Nahj-ul-Balagha’, the book was unveiled in the presence of a number of Iranian and...

‘The Runner’ to be screened in Turin

SHAFAQNA - Iranian film The Runner, directed by Amir Naderi, will be screened in Turin, Italy. The flick is supposed to...

Harris J Mixes Pop Music, Islam

SHAFAQNA - A typical British young man as he might appear, Harris J has succeeded in mixing pop music he...

Art and business, can they be friends? REPORT

SHAFAQNA - “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is...

Tehran hosting Intl. Sculpture Symposium

SHAFAQNA - 7th edition of International Tehran Sculpture Symposium is underway in Milad Tower of capital with participation of 9...

IFFA to screen ‘Cloudy Goats’

SHAFAQNA - The Iranian short animation Cloudy Goats, directed by Hamid Karimian, will be screened at the non-competition section of...

Iranian film bags awards at American filmfest

SHAFAQNA - Iranian film The Oblivion Season, directed and produced by Abbas Rafei, won the best film and best actress...

Calligraphy – an Islamic Art

SHAFAQNA - Calligraphy is the most highly regarded and most fundamental element of Islamic art. It is significant that the Qur’an,...

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