Ahvaz to host specialized handicrafts exhibit

January 3, 2018

TEHRAN – The city of Ahvaz, southwestern Khuzestan province, will play host to a specialized handicrafts exhibit in February.

Over 120 artisans from all over the country will promote their expertise during the one-week event, which starts on February 22, Mehr reported on Monday.

The purpose of the event is to tap a market for craftsmen of various fields and help people to become more familiar with the artistic professions, said Gholamreza Jalilinia who presides over Khuzestan province’s cultural heritage department.

Over the past couple of years, dozens of high-quality Iranian handicrafts have been honored with the UNESCO Seal of Excellence.

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