CHHTO

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  • Iran one step closer to create ministry of tourism 2019-08-06 17:40

    Iran one step closer to create ministry of tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran has moved a step closer to form a ministry of cultural heritage, handicrafts and tourism, as its Guardian Council, which is empowered to vet legislation in the Islamic Republic, gave its approval on Monday.

  • Shiraz named national city of handicrafts 2019-08-05 17:37

    Shiraz named national city of handicrafts

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has recently designated Shiraz, the capital of southern Fars province, as the city of handicrafts, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • 208 museums set up since August 2013 in Iran 2019-06-30 23:16

    208 museums set up since August 2013 in Iran

    TEHRAN – A total of 208 museums have been established in Iran since President Hassan Rouhani assumed office on August 3, 2013, CHTN reported.

  • A pair of earrings richly ornamented with needlework 2019-06-09 20:59

    CHHTO showcasing Baluchi needlework

    TEHRAN – A collection of needlework embroideries, handcrafted by Baluchi artisans, has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran.

  • Tehran exhibit displaying Yalda Night decorations 2018-12-10 21:23

    Tehran exhibit displaying Yalda Night decorations

    TEHRAN – Sets of decorative bowls, plates, platters, and salvers, which Iranians traditionally use on the graceful Yalda Night, has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran.

  • Vali Teymouri 2018-10-13 22:36

     New CHHTO deputy director appointed

    TEHRAN – The director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has installed Vali Teymouri as his deputy for tourism affairs, ISNA reported on Friday.

  • Iran seeking UNESCO inscription for Hyrcanian Forest 2018-09-23 00:07

    Iran seeking UNESCO inscription for Hyrcanian Forest

    TEHRAN — Iran is seeking to inscribe Hyrcanian Forest (also known as Caspian Forest), in northern parts of the country, on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

  • Parham Janfeshan in an undated photo   2018-05-22 11:19

    By Parham Janfeshan

    Role of museums in improving efficiency of historical buildings

    The International Museum Day, May 18, is an important event and a reminder of the 5th statement of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) general assembly, approved on May 28, 1977 in Moscow.

  • Handcrafted leatherwear on display at CHHTO 2018-05-22 11:18

    Handcrafted leatherwear on display at CHHTO

    TEHRAN – A patchwork of handcrafted leatherwear has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran.

  • A file photo shows reconstructed facade of the Neo-Sumerian Ziggurat of Ur, near Nasiriyah, Iraq 2018-01-08 19:57

    Iran ready to restore once-owned heritage sites now in Iraq

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has expressed readiness to work with Iraqi officials in order to restore once-owned historical sites now located in the neighboring country.

  • A view of Elgoli Park in Tabriz. Its fairground surrounds an artificial lake, in the middle of which stands tall a photogenic palace dating from the Qajar era. 2018-01-06 20:04

    Tabriz takes on ‘Islamic tourism capital’ appearance

    TEHRAN – Subsequent to months of meticulous planning and expectation, the Iranian city of Tabriz now holds the title of 2018 Islamic Tourism Capital.

  • Campaign for proper handicrafts packaging unveiled 2018-01-04 13:08

    Campaign for proper handicrafts packaging unveiled

    TEHRAN – Isfahan’s cultural heritage chief on Tuesday called for a new look towards presenting handicrafts to foreign travelers as he initiated a campaign for designing elegant packs for handmade products.

  • An exterior view of the Qazvin Jameh Mosque 2018-01-04 10:53

    Initiative to support artisans of Qazvin province

    TEHRAN – A new initiative will offer eligible artisans to set up their own workshops and market stalls at historical and touristic places across Qazvin province.

  • Foreign nationals look at blue-tiled mosaics of Imam Mosque, a Safavid-era monument in Isfahan, central Iran. 2018-01-03 19:51

    ‘Virtual tour operators’ to get off the ground

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has unveiled a campaign to enroll eligible students and graduates in all fields of study as ‘virtual tour operators’.

  • CHHTO showcases ‘malileh’ handicrafts 2018-01-02 09:22

    CHHTO showcases ‘malileh’ handicrafts

    TEHRAN - A collection of “malileh” handicrafts has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • needlework 2017-12-25 20:15

    CHHTO exhibits needlework handicrafts

    TEHRAN – A collection of handicrafts bearing needlework embroideries has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran.