HARARE – The Islamic Republic of Iran in Harare, through its cultural centre, is inviting artists in Zimbabwe from all genres to take part in the next competition in an effort to promote Islam through art.
The competition’s artists have been offered incentives in the form of prizes.
The Iranian embassy in Harare issued a statement stating that interested artists must email their works, which might take the form of images, videos, articles, music, and paintings, on or before December 15 and adhere to the competition’s specified themes.
The interested participants must like and follow the social media pages of the Iranian embassy in Harare before submitting their creations.
“The Cultural Centre of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Harare has organised an amazing competition for you (artists).
“The topics to be covered for the competition are Islamic lifestyle, the Islamic revolution and achievements as well as the history of Iran and the Islamic religion,” the statement read.
The goal of the art competition, which also aims to depict the history of the Islamic faith, according to the embassy’s cultural counsellor, Hamid Bakhtiyar, is to calm, educate, and extol.