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Saturday, 24 July 2010 06:05

Iran has launvhedf its first Ethnic Culture and Folklore Festival during a ceremony held at the Khanat caravanserai in the capital city of Tehran.

The festival will be held simultaneously at Tehran's Golestan Palace, Sa'ad Abad Historical and Cultural Complex, Niavaran Complex and Khanat caravansera.

This is the first time that all Iranian ethnicities take part in a national event, presenting their traditional handicrafts and artworks.

The festival aims to present a comprehensive view of Iranian folklore and ethnic communities along with introducing the country's traditional arts and handicrafts.

The month-long event will be held in two phases, the first of which offers handicrafts in 180 pavilions and the second will present similar products in 300 pavilions. Iran's first Ethnic Culture and Folklore Festival will run until Sep. 20, 2010.

Curtsey:Press Tv

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