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Shiraz named National City of handicrafts

Iran’s cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism organization has designated Shiraz, the capital of southern Fars province, as the city of handicrafts, Mehr agency news reported. “We have put in a great deal of effort to earn such a title for Shiraz since Abadeh [a city in Fars province] gained the same title for wood carving in 2018”, provincial tourism Chief Mosayeb Amiri said.

Currently over twenty thousand craftspeople are active in Shiraz, of whom 12872 have been granted production licenses, the official said. Celebrated as the heartland of Persian culture for more than 2000 years, Shiraz has become synonymous education, nightingales, poetry and crafts skills pass down from generation to generation.

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