SHAFAQNA – The 79th edition of Florence International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2015 is being held in the presence of Iranian artists in the northern Italian city. The oldest handicrafts exhibition in Europe and one of the most important events in the world, Florence Handicrafts Trade Fair, has been held since 1931.
The event hosts more than 50 countries including the Islamic Republic of Iran in the northern Italian city, Florence, IRNA reported.
Artists from seven different provinces of Iran have attended the event displaying various art works including diaphoretic carving, traditional jewelry, rugs, Batik print, glass fusing, wood art and carpet.
In addition, in one of the subsidiary saloons of the exhibition, a documentary film on Iran was screened and the country’s cultural attaché in Italy Qorbanali Pourmarjan delivered a speech on the Iranian art and culture.
Opened on April 24, the 79th edition of Florence International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2015 will wrap up on May 3.
Source : Mehrnews