King Abdulaziz Public Library holds a competition for Arabic calligraphy –...

King Abdulaziz Public Library holds a competition for Arabic calligraphy –...
King Abdulaziz Public Library holds a competition for Arabic calligraphy –...
King Abdulaziz Public Library launches a competition for Arabic calligraphy in appreciation of this kind of beautiful art of importance and close contact with the Arabic language, and the history and aesthetics in its geometry, detail and shapes, and in the belief in the ability of Arabic calligraphy to appear more through the creativity of calligraphers as an aesthetic value of the Arabic letter through Multiple font types.

The competition also comes in line with the launch of the Ministry of Culture in 2020, the year of Arabic calligraphy, and its pride in this eternal art and a desire to shed light on the art of authentic Arabic calligraphy and to establish it among all members of society and raise the aesthetic taste of the emerging generations through scenes that exude high taste, and to encourage creative talents and competencies interested in calligraphy Arabi.

The competition includes 3 branches: Khatt Al Thulth Branch, Khatt Al Naskh Branch, and Khatt Al Diwani Branch, and writing 3 texts submitted by the competition for participants to write in each branch. The conditions of the competition included that the tools used in the production of the painting should be light colored foil paper with a size of 50-70 cm or 40-60 cm in size, black ink and traditional tools, and the participant is free to use the paper in a horizontal or vertical format, without decoration, cosmetic addition, or modification With computer programs, the committee has the right to withhold awards, equalize them, and exclude works that contain spelling errors, and a calligrapher is prohibited from putting his name or signature on the paper.

The evaluation of the works will be based on adherence to the rules of calligraphy followed, the distribution of work within the text, and good technical output, and participation in the competition will be an acknowledgment by the participant of the final results of the committee and all the conditions.

The prizes for the competition amount to more than 70 thousand Saudi riyals, distributed as follows: The first place prize is 10 thousand, the second 8 thousand, and the third place is 6 thousand riyals for each of the 3 areas.

The deadline for receiving a photo of the participating work is on November 15, 2020, and the participating works are sent in pdf file format with high accuracy to the email, including the participant’s information: name, city, mobile number, ID number, [email protected] Or it is handed over to the library in the presence of.

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