Volume. 11973

Florentines impressed by exhibition of Iranian handicrafts
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TEHRAN – Iran’s exhibition at the 78th International Handicrafts Trade Fair in the central Italian city of Florence has been warmly received by the visitors.

Iran is the guest of honor at this year’s fair, which comes to an end today.

Persian carpets and kilims, textile printing artworks, traditional jewelry, as well as silver, bronze and ceramic handicrafts, miniatures and special hand-blown glass products have been displayed since the opening day on April 24.

Every day, visitors carefully examine the handicrafts and are delighted by the taste of traditional cuisines offered in Iran’s different pavilions at the event, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Tuesday.

An Iranian ensemble also plays traditional music live for the visitors, while delicious dates, pistachios, saffron and typical Iranian sweets are offered in this special area.

“We are extremely honored and pleased with the presence of Iran as Special Guest Country of the 78th edition of the exhibition, and we believe this is a valuable opportunity for people to get to know better the cradle of one of the most ancient human civilizations,” the Iranian ambassador to Rome, Jahanbakhsh Mozaffari, has said in a statement.

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