The Head of Visual Arts of Ardabil Art Center (Hozeh Honari) said: Mehdi Khoroshi and Maryam Rouhbakhsh, both animators from Ardabil province, were selected as the judges of the Fourth ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Seyed Hamed Es’haghi added that the ANIMAFILM Festival will be held in Baku for the fourth time this year: "This festival is held internationally and the best animations in the world are shown at the Festival every year."
“The closing ceremony of the fourth festival will be held on September 7, 2021 in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. In addition to these two Ardabil artists, judges from Belgium, Poland, France, Georgia and Azerbaijan will join the festival.” He continued.
Mehdi Khoroshi and Maryam Rouhbakhsh are animators from Ardabil province who have won many awards for Ardabil province in Iranian and international arenas.
It is worth mentioning that Zeinab Ghorbani, another Ardabili artist, will also participate in this festival as a judge.