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[Adapted from website:] Ferghe News

[Date:] 8 Azar 1400 [29 November 2021]


Widespread Call of the Baha’i Organization for Propaganda in Iran

The Festival of Rangha Va Neyrangha [Colours and Deceptions] announced its Winners

The first National Cultural and Artistic Festival of Rangha Va Neyrangha, which had the theme of deviant sects and false mysticism, was attended by the representative of the Supreme Leader in the province and the governor of Semnan. The festival, which exhibited the best of the best in Semnan, ended with a ceremony on Sunday.

For this national festival, 380 works on the subject of deviant sects and false mysticism were received in various fields of art, including posters, caricature, television and radio documentaries, short fiction films, motion-graphics and motion-pictures, short plays, podcasts and audio books.

For the festival, most of the themes covered by the artists were about the perverse Baha’i sect and Zionist Christianity.

The secretary of the National Cultural and Artistic Festival of Rangha Va Neyrangha stated, “The cultural and artistic presentation of perverse sects and false mysticism was one of the goals of holding this cultural and artistic festival”. He said, “The themes of this festival were Sects, the perverse Baha’i sect, Zionist Christianity, False Mysticism and Emerging Sects, the Hojjatieh Society, Sufism and the Deviant Currents of Sufi Sects.”