Learn the Art of Calligraphy

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Leeds Grand Mosque

9 Woodsley Road

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Immerse yourself in the beautiful world of calligraphy

LGM Islamic Arts Club and the Tunisian Culture Association in Britain are proud to present you for the first time with a unique three days course in the art of Arabic Calligraphy, it's an opportunity not to be missed by you and your family.

A three days training course in the art of Calligraphy at the end of which you can draw your own artwork on a canvas!

Presented by International Artist Sami Gharbi:

Sami El Gharbi is an Arab self-made calligraphist, musician and designer, who originated from the city of Bizerte, Tunisia. Sami had several exhibitions both his own and joint ones in Tunisia and abroad, including Germany, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, China, India, Turkey, etc. He was invited by numerous Tunisian and international media outlets (the United States, Germany, Palestine, Turkey, Jordan, Bahrain, China, India, Morocco, Estonia, Ukraine, Qatar and others) He designed book covers for countless Tunisian and International writers and poets (Albania, Pakistan, Morocco, Germany and others). In 2015, he was nominated the representative of Tunisian art in Kiev. In addition, he represented his country twice in 2016 and 2017 as an Arab calligraphist and fine artist in the biggest international Tourism exhibition (ITB BERLIN MESSE) in Berlin. As an artist, Sami was a source of inspiration for many PhD theses as well as his contribution in supervising one of the students of Harvard University. Some of his works was used as a subject for studying in the faculty of fine arts in Istanbul under the title: “The Tunisian Art.” Besides, he represented Tunisia in the international tourism exhibition in Istanbul (EMITT ISTANBUL) in 2017, and the international tourism exhibition in Shanghai in 2017 (SWTF SHANGHAI). In the same year, not only he represented Tunisia but also the whole region of the Arab Maghreb in the international art fair in Jaipur. Furthermore, In 2007, he was appointed along with his brothers as Tunisia’s ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). They represented Tunisia in numerous international events and occasions (France, Austria, Egypt, Jordan, Algeria among others). Currently, Sami who is a father of three children is running his own business called ‘Alrrahma company’. In 2018 Sami has been granted an honorary doctorate by the IGCC in Beirut for spreading with his art the spirit of tolerance justice and human cultural and scientific values.

Dates: from Tuesday 09 April 2019 till 11 April 2019.

Times: from 5:45 pm till 8:45 pm.

Who is it for: individuals 12 + & families.

For any further queries please contact: 07830604525





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Leeds Grand Mosque

9 Woodsley Road

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LS6 1SN

United Kingdom

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