he second year of Khayyam International Exhibition of Photography with the purpose of improving photography and arousing a colloquy between Iranian photographers and their peers from all around the world and also in commemoration of Hakim Omar Khayyam, the great Iranian scientist, philosopher and poet was held by Focus Photo Club, FIAP’s representative in Iran.
KHAYYAM INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHY is the only annual Persian Photo Exhibition with the patronage of both the Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique (FIAP), 2015/394 and the Royal Photographic Society (RPS), 2015/58. It is also conducted under the approved rules of the Photographic Society of America (PSA).
First and second years of Khayyam International Exhibition of Photography were the most participated festivals in Iran. It was the only Iranian festival which its number of foreign participants exceeded its Iranian ones. Selected works were shown in 32 cities.
Five of Hossein Farahani`s works were accepted the festival and one of them was nominated for the best astrophotograph which eventually won the gold medal. Its closing ceremony took place in winter 2015.