Tens of Artworks Exhibited At National Gallery

Kabul (BNA) Up to 120 artworks have been exhibited at a painting show called ‘Bahar-e-Sabz (Green Spring) in the National Gallery, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency said Tuesday.
In the exhibition, which was conducted by the Afghans National Institution in cooperation with the Fine Arts Institute and the National Gallery for the aged people, Prof. Mohammad Rassoul Bawari, acting minister of Information and Culture said: “Painting is an art which remind different parts of history and the exhibition can provide ground for showing artworks.”
The agency also quoted the minister as saying that an artist can provide the ground for the unity and solidarity of the nation, through reflecting the pictures of realities.
Prof. Bawari said that his ministry would do its best to support the artists and provide the ground for their advancement.
At the end of the ceremony, ten preferable artists attended a painting competition, three of them; Mohammad Helal Ahmadi, Jamila Ahmadi and Yama Kabuli, respectively won first, second and third position and became eligible for appreciation icons and ten others awarded letters of appreciation, by the Afghans National Institute.
According to another report, in a ceremony held yesterday on the occasion of unveiling three books written by the country’s top writer Abdul Wakil Solamal Shinwari, acting minister of information and culture Prof. Bawari asked book-readers to read these books as the books have picturized various dimensions of the life of Afghan people.