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The 10th International Calligraphy Competition

Launched by IRCICA, the 10th International Calligraphy Competition, has the prize pool of $ 137,000. The deadline for registration is October 31, 2015 and the deadline for submission of the entries, February 29, 2016. The competition will be finalized in May 2016.

Mohammad Bozorgi: Transcendental Strokes

A master calligrapher, Mohammad Bozorgi, recognised for his innovation of traditional forms, will debut recent works that reflect new experiments in merging the text-based abstraction of Islamic art with the aesthetic concerns of contemporary painting. The exhibition at Ayyam Gallery Dubai (Al Quoz) will open on May 25 and will run until July 30, 2015.

Islamic Calligraphy by Rasheed Butt

As part of Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial 2014, a solo exhibition by well known Pakistani calligrapher Rasheed Butt is on view at the Calligraphy Area until June 6, 2014. The famous artist was honoured by HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Sharjah for his contribution in the field of Islamic Calligraphy.

Calligraphy by Hassan Massoudy

As part of Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial 2014, a special place has been given to well known calligrapher Hassan Massoudy, who has been honoured for his contributions in calligraphy field. The exhibition is on view at the Ceramics House at the Calligraphy Square in Sharjah (UAE) until June 6, 2014.