TEHRAN (MNA) – The 8th International Tehran Sculpture Symposium will kick off Friday at Milad Tower with participation of 29 sculptors from 13 countries.
Isa Alizadeh, Head of the Organization of Tehran Beautification, said in this year’s edition of Tehran Sculpture Symposium, 14 international artists from 13 countries and 15 Iranian sculptors will gather at Tehran’s Milad Tower to compete in the main and side segments of the event.
According to him, 187 artists from 53 countries registered for this year’s competition; "the arts council selected 12 sculptors among them, with two invitees who will work on a different material from the symposium’s main material which is stone.”
The international artists selected to vie in the 8th Tehran Sculpture Symposium are from Italy, Spain, Albania, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Russia, Turkey, Georgia, Romania, Japan, Armenia, Germany and Latvia.
The three top winners will be awarded 5000USD, 3500USD, and 2000USD plus a diploma, respectively.
The 8th International Tehran Sculpture Symposium will be held in the format of a workshop from 21 April to 13 May 2017. The closing ceremony is held on 14 May.