Visitors highly welcome Iranian crafts exhibit in Netherlands

April 22, 2017 - 23:20

TEHRAN – A recent exhibition of Iranian handicrafts at the Iran-Netherlands Trade and Cultural Center in Leiderdorp was highly welcomed by visitors, an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization said.

A total of 26 artisans form across the country showcased wide-ranging handicrafts such as traditional jewelry, leatherwork, metalwork, miniature, pottery, ceramics, and handwoven products, Pouya Mahmoudian who presides over the CHTHO Exports Department said on April 19.

Organized by Touring & Automobile Club of the Islamic Republic of Iran in close collaboration with the CHTHO, the week-long event opened its doors to the public on April 14. Titled “Persian Culture Week”, it featured a photo gallery on various Iranian crafts and tourist destinations as well.

Leiderdorp is located in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland near the city of Leiden.

PHOTO: A poster for the Persian Culture Week, which was held in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands from April 14 to 19, 2017.

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