Arg-e Rayen to host gastronomy, handicrafts festival

July 26, 2018 - 9:50

TEHRAN – A festival on traditional dishes and handicrafts opens today at Arg-e Rayen, a historical adobe citadel in the southeastern province of Kerman.

The one-week event is dedicated to female artisans, chefs, and cooks, CHTN reported. 

Free-of-charge cooking training, talent contests and live music performances are amidst side-section programs of the festival.

“Some 75 percent of the domestically-made handicrafts are produced by females,” Masoumeh Ebtekar, vice president for women’s and family affairs, said in April.

PHOTO: A view of the historical Arg-e Rayen in Kerman province


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