Sunday, December 7, 2008

Italy exhibits Persian carpets

Italy exhibits Persian carpets
Sun, 07 Dec 2008 18:15:36 GMT
Milan's 13th Int'l Crafts Selling Exhibition displays Persian carpets.
Iran has participated in the 13th edition of the International Crafts Selling Exhibition at the New Exhibition Center of Milan, Italy.

Iran's pavilion has been set up by the country's National Carpet Center and features precious Persian carpets.

The event, which kicked off on Nov. 30, 2008 includes over 3,000 pavilions belonging to some 106 countries from around the globe.

Iran's Consul-General in Italy, Ali Hashemi-Kafil, who attended the inauguration ceremony, welcomed visitors and informed them about the 3,000-year history of carpet weaving in the country.

Three million people are expected to visit the exhibition, which will run until December 8, 2008.
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