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Islamic art exhibition to be held in Kazan Kremlin

May 21, an exhibition of Islamic art “V & A Jameel Prize” will start its work at the "Hermitage-Kazan" exhibition center in Kazan Kremlin. Victoria and Albert Museum (V & A, London), the world's leading museum of art and design, for the first time hold such exhibition in the capital of Tatarstan.

There will be displayed the works of ten artists and designers, who are the finalists of the V & A Jameel Prize. Biennially winner will be awarded a prize of 25,000 pounds sterling.

During the event it will be exhibited more than 20 exhibits. Visitors will be able to see the modern version of the Arabic script and calligraphy , video installations, precious fabrics and exquisite drawings .

It is planned to conduct the same exhibition in the Government Exhibition Hall " Manege " in Moscow and in the Islamic Art Museum in Sharjah (UAE) .