Handicraft exhibit to highlight S. Korea-Iran friendship

October 21, 2017

TEHRAN – An exhibition of Iranian metal handicrafts and artworks will open in Tehran on Monday in close collaboration with South Korean Embassy to mark enduring relations and friendship between the two nations.

Arranged under the auspices of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization, the event is projected to mark the 55th anniversary of the two nations at the Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex, CHTN reported.

Over 60 pieces of etchings, personal ornamentations, figurines, sculptures and other forms of metallic objects will be put on show at the event which will come to an end on October 26.

Another collection of Iranian handicrafts is slated to go on display in Seoul in late November based on an agreement between the CHTHO and the South Korean Embassy, said Pouya Mahmoudian who presides over exports department of the organization.

Iran and South Korea have established diplomatic relations since 1962. The resilient, friendly and strategic partnership between the two nations is frequently referred to as “Korea-Iran One Heart One Soul”.

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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