RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of Culture has invited calligraphers to participate in a questionnaire to survey its efforts to develop their capabilities in the Kingdom.
The “Cultural Exchange” survey was launched on Sunday via the link: https://surveys.moc.gov.sa/CE
The survey comes as part of the art residency program for Arabic calligraphy, which falls under the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy 2020-2021” initiative.
The ministry works in cooperation with international institutes specializing in Arabic calligraphy to benefit the Kingdom’s artists through the exchange of cultural experiences and offering Saudi artists the opportunity to enroll in international courses.
The Ministry of Culture launched the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy” initiative, which comes under Vision 2030’s Quality of Life Program, to celebrate this pillar of the Arab cultural identity. Recognizing the fine artform with a history spanning as far back as the Arab civilization, the initiative has enhanced the presence of Arabic calligraphy throughout the Kingdom.
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