“Youngest” Iranian woodturner honored 

February 28, 2019

TEHRAN – Parsa Qazi, an eight-year-old crafter, has been honored as the “youngest” Iranian woodturner during a ceremony in Tehran, CHTN reported on Wednesday.

The ceremony was attended by Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Deputy Director Pouya Mahmoudian and Ghada Hijavi, the head of World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region, who traveled to Iran for several visits to Iranian cities. 

Qazi started practicing woodturning at the age of four. He also held craft workshops during the 30th National Crafts Exhibition, which ran at the

Tehran Permanent International Fairground in August 2018, the report said. 

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

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