folk art


  • Tehran Times: an advocate of cultural heritage, travel and folk awareness 2020-05-03 20:02

    Tehran Times: an advocate of cultural heritage, travel and folk awareness

    Iran’s first UNESCO sites registered when the daily was born

    TEHRAN - Since it was established in May 1979, the Tehran Times has put the priority on covering top stories about Iran’s history, cultural heritage, tourism, folk traditions, festivals and arts as well as notifying potential threats in these realms in line with its main mission to air the voice of the Islamic Revolution.

  • Iranian troupe to perform folk dance at FITUR 2020-01-22 18:35

    Iranian troupe to perform folk dance at FITUR

    TEHRAN – A troupe of Iranian performers from northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, are scheduled to perform traditional dance at the 40th FITUR tourism trade fair, which opened in Madrid, Spain, on January 22 and will run till January 26.

  • There are many tourists from all over the world who tend to observe nomadic lifestyle, watching activities such as milking, yogurt making, buttering, oiling, woolen, carpeting and much more. 2019-12-11 18:43

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Tribal tourism gives chance to discover another face of Iran

    For both domestic and foreign travelers, tribal tourism is all about opening eyes to new places, traditions, cuisines, beliefs, and ways of life.

  • At a Torzhok goldwork factory (Andrei Solomovov/RIA Novosti) 2019-11-17 09:50

    Discover top five Russian folk crafts

    Torzhok’s goldwork embroidery, Yelets lace, Nizhny Tagil’s decorative trays, Fedoskino lacquer miniatures and Rostov enamel: we will tell you where to go to learn about traditional Russian crafts and buy original souvenirs. Let’s get started, or as the Russians say — Poekhali!

  • A depiction of local costumes in the Kingdom of Ormus in 1670. Situated near the modern city of Bandar Abbas, the kingdom existed from the 10th to 17th century. 2019-11-01 19:24

    Iran’s Bandar Abbas, Sanandaj join UNESCO Creative Cities Network     

    TEHRAN – The Iranian cities of Bandar Abbas and Sanandaj have recently been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by the UN cultural body.

  • A file photo shows Iranian handicrafts 2019-07-28 18:57

    Folk Iranian arts, handicrafts appeared at Malaysian exhibit

    TEHRAN – A number of traditional Iranian artists, artisans and craftspeople promoted skills at the 5th Putrajaya International Islamic Arts and Culture Festival (PIIACUF), which was held in the Malaysian metropolis from July 25 to 28.