Date :Monday, June 12th, 2017 | Time : 21:12 |ID: 48444 | Print

Ramadan Forum for Quran Calligraphy Planned in Dubai


Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art enthusiasts will bear witness to the inscription of the full text of the Holy Quran during the ninth session of the Ramadan Forum for Quran Calligraphy, which is to be hosted by the UAE’s minister of culture.

 UAE Minister of Culture to host Ramadan Forum for Quran Calligraphy in Dubai

On June 18-20, as many as 30 calligraphers from 16 countries will write in Al Thuluth script – widely considered to be the most beautiful and the most difficult calligraphic form.

The forum is one of the most important specialized cultural events on the international agenda in the field of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic arts. Its main aim is to support the arts and literature of the Arabic language represented by the art of Arabic calligraphy not only at the local level but also globally, according to The National.

“Over the past years, the Holy Quran Calligraphy Forum along with the International Burda Award reflected an exceptional case in the march of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decoration.

The event is free and open to the public to join the calligraphers at the InterContinental Hotel in Festival City Dubai from 10pm-2am between the 23rd and the 25th days of Ramadan (June 18-20).


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