TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Artists in Iran have created the biggest painting on canvas on the subject of peace to commemorate World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, May 8.
It is on view at Ali Akbar Sanati Museum in Tehran. Fifteen professional painters volunteered for the humanitarian effort in the world by painting symbolic elements of peace and kindness on a 10m by 5m canvas at a workshop in the museum, Honaronline quoted Red Crescent Museum Director Farhad Ali-Akbari as saying.
The world day is an annual celebration of the seven principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The principles include humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. Humanitarian organizations celebrate the international humanitarian movement for a week from May 6-12.
source: FINANCIAL TRIBUNE