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Report: Peace Drawing Exhibition of Iranian & Japanese Children

As a collaboration of Hadis Pre-school Center and Tehran Peace Museum

Peace Drawing Exhibition of Iranian & Japanese Children has been held


The Peace Drawing Exhibition of Iranian & Japanese children, was held on 9th & 10th of May 2012 in Arasbaran civic center - Tehran. This exhibition was organized by Hadis Pre-school Center and Tehran Peace Museum as a part of a long term cultural exchange program between Iranian and ‏international children which is aimed to promote a culture of peace and friendship between children. The exhibition consisted of 18 art works by Japanese children between 5 to 12 years old and 45 art works by Iranian children aged 5 and 6 years old. It also presented some clay works of the students of Hadis Pre-school Center.

This exhibition has been widely seen by spectators from different groups of people such as children and their family members, members and active volunteers of Tehran Peace Museum, members and supervisors of Hadis Kindergarten and Pre-school Center, Japanese students who live in Iran, Media representatives and representatives of international organizations and foreign missions including HE ambassador of the Belgium in Tehran.

It was the 27th exhibition of the Hadis Pre-school students’ drawings, and the second collaboration between Hadis Pre-school Center and Tehran Peace Museum. On February 2012, in a ceremony at Tehran Peace Museum, the prize of Hida Bahmani, the award winner of the Hiroshima Peace Drawing Competition, delivered to her. In addition of the prize and certificate of honor from Hiroshima Peace Museum -signed by mayor of Hiroshima- , Tehran Peace Museum also gave her some extra awards too.

The artistic works of Hadis Pre-school students have already achieved several certificates and awards from Tehran Welfare Organization, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the centers which these exhibitions have held.

Hadis Kindergarten and Pre-school has established on 1985; and is the only kindergarten in Iran which has achieved the certificates of ISO 14001 (Environment) and ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) from Germany’s TÜV NORD Group.

Tehran Peace Museum is a member of the International Network of Museums for Peace. The main objective of the museum is to promote a culture of peace through raising awareness about the devastating consequences of war with focus on health and environmental impacts of Chemical weapons.

This museum was established in 2007 and redesigned in 2011. From June 29, 2011 the new building of the Tehran Peace Museum was officially opened for public.

Currently housed in a building donated by the municipality of Tehran within the historic City Park, the Tehran Peace Museum is as much an interactive peace center as a museum.


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