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Letter from the President -7:
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Letter from the President -6:
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Letter from the President -5: about World Art Day (WAD),
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The IAA-World Executive-Commitee celebrates International Women's Day. read more

Press conference about Ashraf Fayadh, 7 December 2015

IAA/AIAP Official Partner of Unesco, World President Bedri Baykam, held a press conference in Istanbul at the Piramid art center about the poet and artist Ashraf Fayadh who had been sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia. read more

Letter from the President -4: about World Art Day (WAD),
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Letter from the President -3:
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Ashraf Fayadh

Open letter from the International Association of Art, IAA/AIAP – official partner of UNESCO,
to the World's art community,
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Speech from the president at the regional meeting in Latin-America and the Caribbean in Costa Rica, 19th November 2015, read here [PDF]

Letter from the President about the Paris attacks, November 2015, read here [PDF]

Letter from the President,
October 2015, read here [PDF]


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The World Youth Alliance invites young visual artists and art lovers to participate in the European Arts Forum by submitting their pieces of art through their online application form. Read also: project description, draft program, poster, booklet. Website:

Contemporary Visions 8 VideoArt in LOOP involves video art in a project shared simultaneously in different parts of the world, from 1 to 15 June 2017 and from 1 to 15 October 2017. Read more in the press release. Watch the promo video.

Art and Architecture/ A competition, proposal for visual artists to participate to a Competition open in Germany by the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, read more through this link. Contact:

ICORN, (International Cities of Refuge Network for writers and visual artists) organizes a conference from May 31 till June 2nd, 2017, in Lillehammer, Norway. Please find here the presentation of the ICORN work and the application form. ICORN website:

Watch pictures of the art-eco-festival in Suncheon, organized by the IAA-National Committee of South-Korea, through this link.

The NC of China is pleased to invite artists worldwide to participate in the 2017 Beijing Biennale. Please, click here for the registration form.

The IAA-National Committee of China, CAA, invites artists from all over the world to participate in the 'China in the eyes of world' artists exhibition, see the registration form and application form.

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