The 5th Exhibition of Husseini (AS) Movement Underway in Iraq

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 13:45

The fifth edition of the Husseini (AS) Movement Exhibition is underway on the road between the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala in Iraq.

The exhibition has been organized by Ibda Art Center under the title of "Ibda Ala Tarq al-Hussein (AS)” (an innovation on the path of Imam Hussein (AS)), AhlulBayt News Agency reports.

Sarmad Naeemi, director of the center, said the aim of the expo is clarifying the movement of Imam Hussein (AS) through the medium of art.

He said artworks in such fields as calligraphy, sculpture, photography, graphic design and painting have been put on display at the exhibition.

He added that the works are by artists from countries like Iraq, Algeria, Lebanon, Pakistan, Britain, Russia, Kuwait, Bahrain, India and Saudi Arabia.

The road between Najaf and Karbala has been the scene of one of the greatest religious rituals in the world.

During the days leading to Arbaeen, millions of pilgrims from Iraq and other countries go from Najaf to Karbala on foot. Arbaeen falls on Thursday, November 9, this year.

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