Thursday, May 7th, 2020
Mehrdad Raeesi told IRNA that it mostly included traditional jewelry items, adding that they were mostly exported to Turkey, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), France and Germany. The province has 12,000 handicraft artists who work in 52 fields, including carpet, kilim, giveh (kind of shoes), etc.
The performances of the troupes are being filmed at Tehran Theater Complex and are being published on the social networking sites. Earlier, some celebrated musicians in the country have started creating songs to invigorate Iranians to this end. The outbreak of dangerous coronavirus (COVID-19) has been affecting the world for a number of months requiring a collective campaign of the international community to thwart the threat posed to humanity by the pandemic.
It has been years that women in villages on the outskirts of the city of Shahdad in the southeastern Iranian province of Kerman have not only kept alive the forgotten local handicraft, but also contributed to the restoration and renovation of qanats (subterranean aqueducts) in the locality many of which have been registered on the List of National Heritage Sites. The group called “Gojino” brings together more than 150 women villagers, whose skills in making handicrafts have elevated the status of women there. At the same time, part of the revenues from handicrafts sales goes to theRead More