Displaying 26 paintings created on the theme of 'Sama in Rumi's Poems' by the artists of 'Tazhib' Institute for Culture and Art kicked off at ECO Cultural Institute in August 2019.
Present at the inaugural held at the headquarters of this international organization were Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, ECI President; Shahram Nazeri, Master Iranian classical music vocalist; a group of prominent masters of art and other artists plus a number of diplomats.
During his speech at the opening ceremony, Farzin Pirouzpey, the director of 'Tazhib' Institute for Culture and Art, appreciated the support rendered by the ECI president for mounting of the exhibition and said: "The presence of Dr. Mazaheri and his special attention to supporting young artists has provided a great opportunity to present works of national art to other countries".
Ali Eghbali, head of the Iran-Albania Friendship Association, was the next speaker of the event who referred to the U.S. imposed sanctions on Dr. Javad Zarif, the Iraninan Minister of Foreign Affairs, and expressed the support of ECI and all the guests attending the event for Dr. Zarif. He also underscored that one of the ways Iran can use to present itself to the world as is the culture of Iran.
Speaking at the ceremony, Shahram Nazeri, the outstanding, national master vocalist, also praised the support always rendered by the president of the ECO Cultural Institute for the country's artists.
Concluding the ceremony, Master Moradzadeh, performed Sama dance accompanied by Kamran Hemmatpour's 'Tanbor' and Mahour Khosravi 'Daf', which was welcomed by the audience.