Saudi Ministry of Culture launches first online platform to teach Arabic calligraphy, Islamic decoration

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Saudi Ministry of Culture launches first online platform to teach Arabic calligraphy, Islamic decoration

The platform will also provide the trainee the opportunity to develop Arabic computer fonts by learning designs and programming fonts. (Shutterstock)

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Saudi Ministry of Culture launches first online platform to teach Arabic calligraphy, Islamic decoration

  • The “Calligrapher” platform comes within the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy” initiative by the ministry of culture

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture has announced the launch of the first online platform for teaching Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decoration, state news agency reported on Sunday. 
The platform will be supervised by a group of professional calligraphers in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world. They will teach methods of Arabic calligraphy through training courses, projects and professional workshops.
The “Calligrapher” platform comes within the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy” initiative by the ministry of culture.


The platform aims to provide those who wish to learn Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decoration the opportunity to obtain specialized lessons by professionals and specialists. The site will also offer different types of calligraphy to choose from. 
The platform includes a number of various training tracks including; professional courses in types of Arabic calligraphy, explanation of letters and their combinations, writing words and phrases, improving writing, training in making calligraphic paintings and artwork in Arabic calligraphy, letter formations, gilding, Islamic decoration, drawing and coloring, and needle art.
The platform will also provide the trainee the opportunity to develop Arabic computer fonts by learning designs and programming fonts.






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Saudi Ministry of Culture launches first online platform to teach Arabic calligraphy, Islamic decoration

The platform will also provide the trainee the opportunity to develop Arabic computer fonts by learning designs and programming fonts. (Shutterstock)
Short Url
Updated 14 sec ago

Saudi Ministry of Culture launches first online platform to teach Arabic calligraphy, Islamic decoration

  • The “Calligrapher” platform comes within the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy” initiative by the ministry of culture
Updated 14 sec ago

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture has announced the launch of the first online platform for teaching Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decoration, state news agency reported on Sunday. 
The platform will be supervised by a group of professional calligraphers in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world. They will teach methods of Arabic calligraphy through training courses, projects and professional workshops.
The “Calligrapher” platform comes within the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy” initiative by the ministry of culture.


The platform aims to provide those who wish to learn Arabic calligraphy and Islamic decoration the opportunity to obtain specialized lessons by professionals and specialists. The site will also offer different types of calligraphy to choose from. 
The platform includes a number of various training tracks including; professional courses in types of Arabic calligraphy, explanation of letters and their combinations, writing words and phrases, improving writing, training in making calligraphic paintings and artwork in Arabic calligraphy, letter formations, gilding, Islamic decoration, drawing and coloring, and needle art.
The platform will also provide the trainee the opportunity to develop Arabic computer fonts by learning designs and programming fonts.

Human Rights Commission launches online training program

  • The program, organized by the HRC in cooperation with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, will be held online
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JEDDAH: Dr. Awwad Al-Awwad,  president of the Saudi Human Rights Commission (HRC), on Sunday inaugurated a 10-day human rights training program for young leaders to promote civil society initiatives in the Kingdom.

The program, organized by the HRC in cooperation with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, will be held online.

It aims to introduce young people to the mechanisms and international standards of human rights, achieve the concepts of tolerance, coexistence and joint action, develop communication skills, and design and implement programs and activities to contribute to the spread of the human rights culture.

Its priority is to protect and promote rights at local and international levels and present them to the G20, develop programs to stimulate creative thinking, encourage young talents supporting human rights, and achieve effective communication and cooperation between young people of different nationalities.

The first day’s sessions reviewed the objectives of the program, the methodology of training and the role of trainers and participants.

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