The World Academy of Arts, Literature & Media - WAALM


WAALM supports, develops and promotes the dramatic and fine arts, creative writing and poetry, as well as professional journalism and media productions. WAALM regulary identifies and rewards excellence, inspires practitioners, and benefits the public, by means of awarding event.


The WAALM Academy was founded by Prof. Dorbayani, PhD and his spouse Marjan Abdi, PhD in April 2005 as an extension of IFSI Institute, which was formed by them in 1990. The first two WAALM Awards were conducted in October 2005 and 2006 in Budapest, Hungary - European Union in which more than 50 awardees in categories of art, music, literature, and media were honored.  WAALM became an independent awarding body in 2007. WAALM confers Persian Golden Lioness Awards (Statuettes OR Diploma and Medals of Excellence) as well as other types of recognitions to the most outstanding and extraordinary talents and professionals.


Links to past :  Awardees Archive 

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