The 3rd Fajr handicrafts festival began to work on The Iranian capital of Tehran.

Iran Press/Iran news:  The 3rd Fajr handicrafts festival, which brings together works from all over Iran, was held at the Iranian Artists Forum in downtown Tehran on February 1. The event will last on February 12.

Organized by the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, the event showcases woodwork, illuminated manuscript, miniature, textile printing, enamel, leather work, calligraphy, metalwork, mirror work, and marquetry, among others, Iran Press reported.

It also features potteries, ceramics, personal ornamentation, rugs, and kilim carpets.

A select of handicrafts is due for completion, whose winners will be announced on February 6, CHHTO Deputy Director Pouya Mahmoudian said.

Iran’s handicrafts exports reached $107 million in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018), growing 9.5 percent year on year.105/203


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