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Iranian Children Receive UNESCO Awards for their Artwork


Date: November 9, 2015

Eighteen Iranian children have received awards or honorable mention for their art work submitted to the international visual art competition held by the Centre pour L’UNESCO Louis Francois based in Troyes, France.

Every year the organization launches an international visual arts competition for children and young adults. This year, the organization received 5000 submissions from 53 countries. Eighteen pieces from Iran received awards and honorable mentions.

The drawings were collected and submitted by the Iranian Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults.

Earlier this year, the names of ten children who had won prizes and honorable mention were announced. These were:

Bahar Raznahan (first prize in the 10-13 age group) and Hedieh Horri (7th place in the 10-13 age group).

Shakiba Bourki, Pouyan Pireh, Naz-afarin Akia, Mardin Fathi, Sajjad Mohseni, Rastin Tajik and Parham and Pouya Javidan received honorable mention.

The newly announced award recipients are: Samin Abbasi, Zahra Hemmati, Amir Abbas Parast, Aynaz Shadmanesh, Soheil Kargar, Kiarash Samimi, Fatemeh Abiri, Mohammad-Mehdi Khosh-hal.


Source: Kanoon Website/ Tavoos