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Iranian art on display in South Korea

Iranian art on display in South Korea
An art exhibition, including Iranian calligraphy and handicrafts, opened on January 8 in South Korea to mark the upcoming 37th anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

According to Iran Daily, organized by Iran's Embassy in South Korea and Seoul Metropolitan Library, the exhibition will run until February 8.

On the sidelines of the opening ceremonies of the exhibition, Iran's Ambassador to South Korea Hassan Taherian said that holding such exhibitions will pave the way for more cultural cooperation.

"The art exhibitions will help get South Korean people and elites familiar with Iranian culture, art, history and literature," he said.

Lee Yong-hoon, the Director of the Seoul Metropolitan Library also mentioned Iran-Korea cultural commonalities and voiced his readiness to expand bilateral cooperation.

The opening ceremonies were also attended by South Korean diplomatic members including ambassadors of Afghanistan, Bolivia and Tajikistan as well as diplomats of Jordan and Algeria.

ME

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