Treasures of Arabic calligraphy at our university
University of Baghdad is like a constant spring full of colors and stripes since it includes various humanity and scientific departments, having cultural and media platforms besides treasures of creative artists. This is how the international artist, prof. Dr. Abdul Rida Bahia Dawood (Roudhan) project supervisor and professor of Arabic calligraphy describes our university when he held one of the most qualitative artistic exhibitions of calligraphy and ornamentation accompanied by top creative artists in the presence of dean of the faculty of fine arts, Dr. Qasim Munis, in collaboration with the department of artistic and sports activities, in an opportunity for students and professors to enjoy colors, fonts and rare typographic posters on the occasion of selecting Baghdad as one of the cities that produce culture.
Prof. Dr. Alaa Abdul Hussein, president of Baghdad university inaugurated this exhibition and praised the exerted efforts of all involved, calling for expanding the size of such exhibits that include rare antiques that reflected the possibilities and capabilities of the Iraqi mind and he expressed his thanks and praise for the show and he stressed the importance of giving support Arabic calligraphy and ornamentation that form graduation projects of students. It is worth mentioned that the dean was keen to hold such a fair at the university unlike the previous years where it was held at the held at the faculty of fine arts. The opening was attended by prof. Dr. Riyad Khalil, administrative assistant of the rector, Dr. Osamah Fadel, scientific assistant of the rector, Dr. Mohammed al-Rubaie, director of artistic and sports activities, prof. Dr. Abdul Basit Salman, editor-in-chief of the university website, the website and the office of the university channel teams for documenting this event with a series of videos and photographs.