The 40th International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Art Lidice Czech 2012

Upated on :July 30, 2012

11 Iranian artworks received “Medal and Honorable Mention” in the 40th International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Art Lidice on the themes of “THE THEATRE – THE PUPPET –

THE FAIRYTALE” was held in Czech.

To commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of Jiří Trnka (1912 – 1969), a world-famous painter, printmaker, puppeteer, sculptor and illustrator as well as the founder of Czech puppet and animated film, the main theme of this year’s international art competition was set to “THE THEATRE – THE PUPPET – THE FAIRYTALE”.

On Wednesday, 30 May 2012, in the presence of ambassadors and political and cultural figures of the Czech Republic, the Lidice Gallery in Lidice hosted the ceremonial opening of the 40TH INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S EXHIBITION OF FINE ARTS LIDICE 2012.

Out of 26,064 entries from 67 countries11 Iranian artworks received these prestigious awards.

Iran participated in the competition with 507 paintings.

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