The forth Exhibition of Iranian Villagers and Nomads’ Capabilities is currently underway at Tehran International Permanent Fairground.

The exhibition focuses on local rituals and ceremonies, puppet theatre, various rural and nomadic programs, and rural start-ups. Folklore music and dance is also a popular part of the event.

Moreover, the villagers and nomads seize the chance to offer their products directly to the costumers in the fair.

The exhibition was inaugurated on August 15 in the presence of senior officials including First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri, Vice-President for Women Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar, and Mohammad Omid, who is Jahangiri’s deputy for Development of Rural Affairs and Deprived Areas.

What follows are photos of the exhibition, which will be open to visitors until August 18:

Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.


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