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70 countries expected to participate in 8th Tehran Animation Festival

Source: CHN

With the announcement of the programs and call for the eighth Tehran Animation Festival, now representatives of 70 countries with 930 works are preparing to attend the festival.

According to IRNA, 750 films are present in Iran section of the competition and 930 films from 70 countries in the international competition section of Tehran Animation Festival.

The works received by the secretariat of the festival would be selected in early January. Meanwhile, in addition to Tehran, the works would be screened in 10 other provinces throughout the country. Also, during the animation weeks, the Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults would screen animation films from Iran and the world.

According to the report, the eighth festival includes Iranian and international competition, out-of competition and the landscape sectors.

The first Tehran International Animation Festival was held in March 1999. Two years later, the festival continued its work in the presence of 36 countries. The festival was welcomed in its subsequent rounds.

The fifth Tehran Animation Festival was held under conditions in which 1162 films from 61 countries nominated for participation in the competition sector. Based on previous programs, Tehran Animation Festival would be held March 3-7 at the Center for Cultural and Artistic Creations of Tehran.

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