Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Iranian handicrafts on display in Algeria
Iranian handicrafts on display in Algeria
06
Nov '12
The 10-day Iranian Handicrafts Week showcasing varied artworks and legacy of Iran started in North African country of Algeria.
 
At the expo, several Iranian handicrafts including carpets, rugs, Persian embroidery, Termeh or special table clothes and Zaridozi are being displayed.
 
The expo is being organized by Islamic Culture and Communication Organization (ICCO) and Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO).
 
Together with several artisans from Iran and Algeria, Iranian Cultural Attaché in Algeria Seyyed Razi Alamolhoda also remained present at the inaugural ceremony of the event.
 
At an earlier occasion, the official said the event is looked upon as great opportunity for presenting Iranian artwork and unique heritage of Persia to Algerian people.
 
People in Iran also got an opportunity to see Algerian artwork as the Algeria Handicrafts Week showcasing different artworks of Africa was held at Sa’ad Abad Museum in Tehran, the capital city of Iran, during last year, he added.
 
Having witnessed reigns of several empires and dynasties, Algeria has been a land of origin for several ancient cultures, like Aterian and Capsian cultures.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

Textile sector may have uniform GST rate: Irani

The textile sector could have a uniform Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

EU rules needed to curb textile worker exploitation: MEPs

European Union (EU) rules are needed to oblige textile and clothing...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Apr 2017

US retail operating growth to be 1.5-2.5% in 2017: Moody's

The forecast for operating income growth in the US over the next 12...

Interviews View All

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Rahuul Jashnani
Jashn

‘Online economy has changed the whole dynamics of buying habits.’

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X