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Meybod worthy of being world city for Zilou, WCC-APR director says



Meybod worthy of being world city for Zilou, WCC-APR director says

Sunday 23 June 2019 - 16:22

“The people’s love and affection for the art of Zilou-weaving and their efforts to preserve this art makes it possible to survive the title for the city,” she said.

“In the workshops that I visited, women were active… and this presence and activity should be continued in the light of holding training courses and the development of workshops.”

Hijavi attended a major festival of Zilou, which the oasis city hosted from June 13 to 17. Zilou is a traditional type of floor covering usually in blue and white.

According to the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, Iran’s exports of handicrafts fetched some $289 million in the past Iranian year 1397 (ended March 20), showing three percent growth year on year.

Source: Tehran Times



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