On Monday, June 28, 2021, ECO Cultural Institute hosted the unveiling ceremony of the poster of the second exhibition of “Nakh-o Negareh” attended by the president of this international organization, head of the National Committee of Museums of Iran (ICOM), head of Niavaran Cultural Center, and several cultural and artistic figures.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, Sarvar Bakhti, President of the ECO Cultural Institute, in his speech called art the best treasure of the universe and emphasized: “It is the mission of the ECO Cultural Institute to preserve, maintain and expand art and support any constructive plan and proposal in this regard.”
He added: “Despite the advancement of technology, the people of the ECO region are still working hard to preserve their cultural heritage.”
“This year in September, ECI with the cooperation of Hima will hold the second “Nakh-o Negareh” exhibition of works by ECO artists, which will be a valuable event”, noted the president of the ECO Cultural Institute at the end of his speech.
Dr. Seyed Ahmad Mohit Tabatabai, head of ICOM, another speaker at event, while appreciating the special attention of the President of ECO Cultural Institute to the expansion of cultural and artistic commonalities in this area, stressed: “The cultural diversity, despite the historical commonalities in the ECO region, is an opportunity for the reopening of the nations of this civilization, which, if combined with the common boundaries, can promise a bright future of modern convergences in this historical region.”
Maryam Nikjoui, CEO of Hima, in his turn, appreciated the encouraging participation and support of the President of ECO Cultural Institute in holding the second exhibition of Hima Nakh-o Negareh and said: “Studies show that the ECO region is a great opportunities for the historical revival of industrial and traditional art.”
Dr. Bozorgnia, Director General of Human Rights and Citizenship Rights of the Ministry of Justice and Ebadolreza Eslami, Director of Niavaran Cultural Center were the other speakers at the ceremony who appreciated the initiative of ECO Cultural Institute during the Coronavirus pandemic, and examined various aspects of the need to preserve the historical identity of the ECO region by increasing interactions of artists in the region.