Mashhad, Razavi Khorassan prov, Dec 18, IRNA-The official in charge of Iran's Youth Cinema Association in Mashhad, Nassrin Shah-Mohammadi, said here Monday that a young photographer from the provincial capital of Mashhad, Javid Tafazzoli, managed to grab gold and bronze medals at Venice International Photo Contest 2006.
She told IRNA that the young photographer was awarded a gold medal in children's section and a bronze medal in the news photo section.
"An exhibition on the selected photos of the contest will be held at Venice Museum of Contemporary Art in February 2007, which will be attended by Iranian diplomats from Iran's embassy in Rome.
"Tafazzoli was the only Iranian who participated in this year's Venice International Photo Contest," she added.
She noted that those willing to observe the selected photos of the event may refer to the following website: www.vipc.it.
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