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The National Center of Calligraphic Arts

The National Center of Calligraphic Arts

The national center of calligraphy arts is a specialized center, created within the national institute of the heritage under supervision of the ministry for the culture and the protection of the inheritance.

The center is placed in a historic building of the XIX century (1852) mausoleum of Sidi Chih located at the medina of Tunis place-el Halfaouine.

Attributions of the center are:
To train specialists in Arab penmanship
To preserve the styles and artistic forms of penmanship
To sit, to propagate and promote these styles in Tunisia in collaboration with the similar institutions in the Arab and Islamic world.
To organize the training courses, the ;meetings and the seminars as regards penmanship
To organize exhibitions and to assure a permanent animation

The center opened its doors with the followers, amateurs and professionals of penmanship in February 1999.

Since, it organized many exhibitions and courses trainings and workshops of applications as regards penmanship.

The koufi, the Neskhi, the Rekaa, the Thuluth, the Diwanim, the Farsi and the Magherbi are as any types of penmanship taught in the center assured and animated by eminent trainers and calligraphers.

The center also organizes days of studies and conferences and meetings with assist and take part, of the specialist and amateurs calligraphers

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1 Animations et expositions 12503
2 Formation 12775
3 Extraits des travaux de Calligraphes 16277
4 Des Exemples de la Calligraphie Arabe 20530
5 Aperçu sur la Calligraphie Arabe 15815
6 l'Art de la calligraphie arabe en Tunisie 13874
7 Le Centre National de la Calligraphie 13928