Arak

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  • handicrafts 2021-08-11 19:30

    Over 180 people trained as crafters in Arak

    TEHRAN –A total of 185 people have recently been trained as crafters in Arak, the capital of Markazi province, the tourism chief of the oasis city said on Wednesday.  

  • Iranian handicrafts: Sarouk carpets of Arak 2021-06-19 22:00

    Iranian handicrafts: Sarouk carpets of Arak

    TEHRAN - Little is known about the history of handwoven carpets being made in Arak, the capital of Markazi province, and its surrounding villages.

  • Tulip festival underway in Arak 2021-04-14 11:43

    Tulip festival underway in Arak

    The third festival of tulips kicked off in the city of Arak, central Iran, on Monday. More than 120,000 tulips in 43 varieties along with violet flowers and ornamental shrubs have been prepared on a land measuring 8,000 square meters. However, people are not allowed to participate in the festival due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • coppersmithing 2020-11-18 17:39

    Traditional crafts of coppersmithing, blacksmithing revived in Arak

    TEHRAN-Traditional handicraft fields of coppersmithing and blacksmithing, which were obsolete in Arak, the capital of central Markazi province, have recently been revived, CHTN reported on Wednesday.

  • UNESCO-registered qanat undergoes restoration 2020-11-06 19:44

    UNESCO-registered qanat undergoes restoration

    TEHRAN – Restoration work has begun on qanat of Ebrahim Abad, which is situated in Arak, central Iran. The monument is one of the country’s aqueducts registered by UNESCO as a World Heritage.

  • Iranian Highliners find balance 2020-10-28 18:50

    Iranian Highliners find balance

    TEHRAN – A highlining event was held in Anjedan Village, east of Arak, Markazi Province from Oct. 23 to 25.

  • Highlining 2020-10-27 18:23

    Iranian highliners find balance

    TEHRAN – A highlining event was held in Anjedan Village, east of Arak, Markazi Province from Oct. 23 to 25.

  • Comet 'Neowise' shines over Iranian sky 2020-07-24 12:39

    Comet 'Neowise' shines over Iranian sky

    Comet 'Neowise' was seen on Wednesday, July 22, in the night sky over the city of Arak, central Iran, much to the delight of skywatchers. Officially known as Comet C/2020 F3, it is the brightest to be seen in the Northern Hemisphere in 25 years. The comet disappears on July 23 and it won’t be seen again for another 6,800 years.

  • A couple weaves a carpet with specific pattern on an old loom installed at their home in the small village of Jiria, Farahan county, central Markazi province, on July 9, 2020. 2020-07-13 04:45

    Carpet-weaving, most common home job in Jiria

    A couple weaves a carpet with specific pattern on an old loom installed at their home in the small village of Jiria, Farahan county, central Markazi province, on July 9, 2020.

  • Voice of Arak, Hafttapeh workers should be heard: Raisi 2019-08-30 18:10

    Voice of Arak, Hafttapeh workers should be heard: Raisi

    TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi has criticized the current type of privatization in Iran, saying the voice of the workers of Arak city and Hafttapeh should be heard.

  • Medical travelers hold significant share of arrivals in Iran: tourism chief 2019-08-20 21:42

    Medical travelers hold significant share of arrivals in Iran: tourism chief

    TEHRAN – Iran tourism chief has said that medical [and health] travelers constitute a significant share of arrivals in the country.

  • National exhibit of handicrafts opens in Arak  2019-07-09 19:30

    National exhibit of handicrafts opens in Arak 

    A national exhibition of handicrafts, featuring a wide variety of ancient skills, traditions and souvenirs, opened its doors to the public in the central city of Arak on July 8, 2019. 

  • digital economy 2019-05-22 19:34

    Digital economy development park to be established in Arak

    TEHRAN – A digital economy development park will be established in Arak, the capital of Markazi Province, in the near future, the head of the provincial office of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Ladan Mahdavi, announced, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • Uzbekistan 2018-10-16 17:47

    Reaching $1b trade with Iran a top priority for Uzbekistan: envoy

    TEHRAN- Increasing the value of trade between Uzbekistan and Iran to $1 billion is one of the top priorities of the Uzbek government, Uzbekistan Ambassador to Iran Bakhodir Abdullaev said in a meeting with a number of Iranian businessmen in the central city of Arak on Monday evening.

  • handicrafts 2018-09-29 21:50

    Over 5,600 artisans engaged in handicrafts in Arak

    TEHRAN – A total of 5,633 artists and artisans are currently working in 70 fields of handicrafts in Arak, the capital of Iran’s Markazi province, CHTN reported.

  • 11 abandoned crafts revived in Markazi province 2018-07-05 12:05

    11 abandoned crafts revived in Markazi province

    TEHRAN – A total of 11 crafts, which were somewhat obsolete across Markazi province, central Iran, have recently been revived with a great deal of efforts made by artisans.