World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region (WCC-APR)

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  • Malayer may become Iran’s next world city of woodcarving 2019-08-24 19:37

    Malayer may become Iran’s next world city of woodcarving

    TEHRAN – The World Crafts Council - Asia Pacific Region (WCC-APR) is to assess Malayer for possible inscription as a world city of woodcarving, a title granted to Abyaneh in 2018.

  • 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.

  • WCC-APR Director Ghada Hijavi visits a crafts workshop in Iran’s Meybod, June 17, 2019. 2019-06-18 20:57

    Meybod worthy of being world city for Zilou, WCC-APR director says

    TEHRAN - World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region Director Ghada Hijavi has said that Iran’s Meybod deserves bearing the tile “World City for Zilou”, which the council bestowed it in 2018.

  • World Crafts Council assessing registration of historic marketplace in Qazvin 2019-06-14 20:46

    World Crafts Council assessing registration of historic marketplace in Qazvin

    TEHRAN – The World Crafts Council - Asia Pacific Region (WCC-APR) is assessing possible registration of the 19th-century Sa’d al-Saltaneh marketplace, which is located adjacent to a historical caravanserai of the same name in Iran’s Qazvin province.

  • Handicrafts exports up 3%, hit $289 million 2019-06-10 21:03

    Handicrafts exports up 3%, hit $289 million

    Tours to Iran’s world craft hubs in the pipeline

    TEHRAN - Iran’s handicrafts exports reached $289 million in the past Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), showing three percent growth year on year, Pouya Mahmoudian, the deputy director of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, said on Monday, CHTN reported.

  • Meybod to host major Zilou festival 2019-05-29 20:56

    Meybod to host major Zilou festival

    TEHRAN – Meybod is preparing to host a major festival of Zilou, a traditional type of floor covering, which the Iranian oasis city is famous for.

  • Woodcarver Saeed Arzegan in an undated photo. 2019-05-27 20:12

    Iranian woodcarver honored at Australia’s Garland

    TEHRAN - Iranian woodcarver Saeed Arzegan has been honored at Australia’s Garland for his work named “Love Whisper”, which took 320 hours to be completed using 590 pieces of wood.

  • Meybod celebrates becoming world city for Zilou 2019-02-18 20:53

    Meybod celebrates becoming world city for Zilou

    TEHRAN – On Monday, Meybod celebrated becoming a world city for Zilou, a traditional type of floor covering commonly woven across the central Iranian city and its outskirts.

  • Iranian festival to highlight Zilou weaving art 2019-01-28 21:05

    Iranian festival to highlight Zilou weaving art

    TEHRAN – Iran’s historical city of Meybod plans to hold a festival on February 16 with the goal of highlighting traditional floor covering Zilou.

  • New Iranian cities, village named world craft hubs 2018-11-26 21:42

    New Iranian cities, village named world craft hubs

    TEHRAN – An Iranian village and two cities have been named world craft hubs by the World Crafts Council - Asia Pacific Region (WCC-APR), Iran tourism chief announced on Monday.

  • Yazd to highlight traditional floor coverings 2018-11-10 22:47

    Yazd to highlight traditional floor coverings

    TEHRAN – A sales exhibition of traditional floor coverings will be running in the UNESCO-registered historical city of Yazd form November 13 to 17.

  • Iranian handicrafts awarded with WCC Seal of Excellence 2018-10-31 20:36

    Iranian handicrafts awarded with WCC Seal of Excellence

    TEHRAN – A total of 50 Iranian handiwork objects have recently received Seal of Excellence for Handicrafts by assessors from the World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region (WCC-APR), Mehr reported.

  • Glazed Iranian potteries 2018-05-12 20:46

    Iran to host WCC awards ceremony

    TEHRAN – Iran will host the final evaluation ceremony of the World Crafts Council (WCC) Award of Excellence for Handicrafts in early August, Mehr reported.

  • An Iranian artisan makes a piece of mat board. 2017-12-06 20:21

    Qeshm to host intl. mat-weaving workshop

    TEHRAN – An international workshop on professional mat-weaving skills opens today in the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm.