Sunday, August 29, 2010

ICCR holds exhibition of Korean art

NDIAN COUNCIL for Cultural Relations(ICCR) is holding an exhibition of photos, paintings, fine arts and crafts work of artists from Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from August 26 to September 1, 2010, at Azad BhavanArt Gallery.

The council promotes and strengthens the cultural ties with countries across the world and this seven day exhibition will further build up India’s cultural ties with Democratic Republic of Korea. The event will allow the artists and common people from India to witness the art forms and cultural diversity of the country and will develop the sense of appreciation for art.
While taking the opportunity of this festival, the artists from Korea will be able to interact with Indian media and showcase their art to other people across the country. The exhibition will remain open from 10 am to 6 pm on all days and entry is free. The exhibition will also allow the people to take a peek at the ancient and contemporary art of a nation, which has close business relations with India.
Korean art represents the soul of the country and is practiced in Korean peninsula since historical times. The Korean nation is known for traditions in pottery, music, calligraphy, and other genres, often marked by the use of bold color, natural forms, and surface decoration.

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