Tehran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department will hold two handicraft fairs in October 2015 and March 2016.
The department’s director general Rajabali Khosrowabadi announced that Tehran Spinning House and a workshop for glass blowing will be established by mid-March, Tehran-based English newspaper, Iran Daily reported,
“We have held talks with Tehran Municipality to allocate 10 locations in the metropolis as permanent handicraft market places.” He added.
comprising 160 pavilions, handicrafts fairs will be held in two cities of Golestan province, namely Gorgan and Gonbad-e Kavous.
“This province has a population of 1.8 million and many members of ethnic communities such as the Turkmen, Gilakis and Mazanis live in the region,” adding that they play a decisive role in creating a wide variety of handicrafts, Tuesdayˈs edition of ˈIran Dailyˈ quoted him as saying.