INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF FEMALE CALLIGRAPHERS June 4th -6th, 2010

Ijazah Ceremony – Calligraphy Workshop

June 04th, 2010 - Friday

19.00-22.00 Opening Reception (Yıldız Sarayı, Çit Kasrı) Music Concert (Dr. Murat Salim Tokaç)

June 5th, 2010 - Saturday

10.00 - 10.05 Opening – Kenan Işık 

10.05-10.10 Music Concert (Reed and tambour: Birol Yayla & Şenol Filiz)

10.10-10.16 Cinevision/ Qalem – Kalam - Woman (Pencil-Word - Woman)

10.16-11.30 Opening Speeches

Hasan Çelebi, Calligrapher

Dr. Halit Eren, General Director of IRCICA

Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipalities

Hayati Yazıcı, Minister of State

Prof. Dr. Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, Secretary General of OIC

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey

11.30 - 12.00 Coffee Break

12.00 - 13.15 Ijazah Ceremony

13.15 - 14.15 Lunch

14.15 - 15. 00 Female Calligraphy Artists and their Contributions

Ayten Tiryaki, Women’s Place in Calligraphy Art in Turkey, Turkey

Elaheh Khatami, Works of Female Calligraphers in Iran, Iran

Soraya Syed Sanders, Calligraphy Education in Europe

15.10-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30-17.00 Nuria Garcia Masip, Female Calligrapher in the World, Spain

Zübeyde Cihan Özsayıner, Female Calligrapher of the Ottoman Period, Turkey

Rachida Dimassi, Female Calligrapher in the Arab World, Tunisia

17.00 Closing                                  

June 6th, 2010 – Sunday (Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall Lounge)

Calligraphy Worksop

11.00 - 13.00 Iranian Female Calligraphers

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 European Female Calligraphers

15.30 – 17.00 Turkish Female Calligraphers

Photo Gallery