folk art


  • 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.

  • PHOTO: Iranian nomads perform a traditional dance at Tehran’s Bahman Cultural Center on 28, December 2016. 2017-01-01 11:23

    Tehran hosting provincial folk festival

    TEHRAN - An open-air folk festival, showcasing a patchwork of regional handicrafts, performance arts, rituals, cuisines, and souvenirs from across the country is underway at Tehran’s Bahman Cultural Center.

  • Neyshabur 2016-11-06 19:11

    Tehran’s Niavaran Palace to display Neyshabur folk art

    TEHRAN – A large collection of works created by folk artists from the northeastern Iranian city of Neyshabur will be showcased in an exhibition, which will be held at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Historical Palace from November 11 to 19.