News ID: 252766
Published: 0308 GMT May 13, 2019

Iran to hold permanent handicrafts expo in Austria

Iran to hold permanent handicrafts expo in Austria

A permanent handicrafts exhibition is scheduled to be held in Vienna from September 2019, the deputy head of Iran Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (ICHTHO) announced on Monday.

According to Pooya Mahmoudian, the exhibition will be held in cooperation with an Austrian investor, CERAG, to showcase the quality handicrafts of Iranian artists in the European country, Mehr News Agency reported.

“Iran’s permanent handicrafts exhibition and museum gallery will kick off in September 2019 in one of the historical palaces in Vienna,” she said, “Initially, Persian marquetry (khatam) products will be showcased in the exhibition and after a while the turn will come for other types of Iranian handicrafts.”

“The Austrian investor has already purchased 12 million of Iranian handicrafts and transferred them to Austria,” she added.



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