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Monday, 29th September 2008
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Iranian art to be exhibited in Tokyo

Tokyo is to host an exhibition of Japanese and Iranian art works next month.

Hosted by the Iranian embassy in Japan, the six-day event will take start on October 6th and feature Nasta'liq calligraphy paintings by the Iranian ceramist Teimour Sabouri.

Mr Sabouri, a graduate in ceramics from Tokyo's University of Arts, has previously taken part in exhibitions in China, Korea and Mexico.

Calligraphic works of art by Shinzan Ito will also be on display, reports Press TV.

Art enthusiasts can visit the exhibition at the Shiraz Hall of the Iranian embassy.

Traditional Iranian art has developed over several thousands of year and commonly includes painting, pottery, calligraphy, stone masonry and weaving.

The current Iranian ambassador to Japan is Dr Seyed Abbas Araghchi.

Last year, the Ancient Orient Museum exhibited a collection of Persian calligraphy created by a female Japanese artist and her students.

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