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Nov 18 2024


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International Day of Islamic Art

Proclaimed by UNESCO in 2019, this day raises awareness to past and contemporary artistic expressions of Islam and the contribution of culture through Islamic Art to civilisation. A worldwide appreciation for Islamic art is encouraged and the day aims to inspire other artistic movements which contribute to cultural diversity, the freedom of expression, protection of cultural heritage and intercultural dialogue. The International Day of Islamic Art, and UNESCO encourages everyone to join in through various activities such as debates, conferences, workshops, cultural events and presentations or exhibitions.