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Persian Rug Show, Kish Island, Iran April 29-May 2, 2008

Visit the 6th Kish Handmade Carpet International Exhibition
April 29 to May 2, 2008

Buy Persian Rugs Direct and Save Big!
Free weaving, dying workshops & scholarly forums on Persian carpets


Just 12 miles south of Iran mainland in Persian Gulf, 20 minutes fly from Dubai, UAE

Kish Island has excellent hotels and shopping centers with tax-free items.

This trip will be a dream vacation to the beautiful island/resort of Kish while you can
buy Persian rugs directly from the producers and professional exporters. You will
see all types of village, rural and city/workshop Persian rugs under one roof.

For airline tickets and hotel arrangements:

Shahrzad Travel
Tel. 310-477-9400
Fax 310-445-3235

For more Carpet Exhibition information:

Dr. Khosrow Sobhe
Tel. 310-770-9085

Following five successful handmade Persian carpet exhibitions which were held in
Kish and brought together famous producers and exporters with their unique
collections, the Exhibition Committee has decided to hold the sixth exhibition at an
international level, with carpet producers and dealers participating from across the
world. Kish Island will host the Exhibition from April 29 to May, 2, 2008.

A Free Trade Zone and renowned tourism resort, Kish Island possesses 21,000
square meters of exhibition space and a wealth of experience in holding various
events. The Island offers a calm and pleasant environment for exhibitions and
business activities. Foreign nationals need no entry visa and foreign goods may be
easily imported into the Island benefiting from low rates of customs tariff. These
favorable factors provide other countries with a suitable opportunity to take part in
the exhibitions held on Kish Island.

The present exhibition is expected to attract a large number of carpet producers
and dealers from around the world along with Iranian carpet producers and
exporters, who will display a wide variety of handmade carpets and floor coverings.
Moreover, handmade carpet dealers from other countries who are invited by the
Exhibition Committee have a suitable opportunity to buy their requirements and
desired collections. Also,   a large number of visitors are expected to attend and buy
from the Exhibition. Those potential visitors from North America can visit the
following link and follow the instructions to apply for a visa to go to mainland Iran.

The 16th Persian carpet Grand Exhibition will be held in Tehran Permanent
Exhibition Ground from Aug. 23rd to 29th, 2007. More than 400 exhibitors from all
over Iran will put their latest produced rugs and kilims on display.

Persian rugs of different styles, village, tribal, city workshops, old and antique will be
presented to the rug lovers who gather in Tehran from around the world. This will be
a unique opportunity for those who want to buy Persian rugs first hand and save.
You can also get to know the Persian carpet making process by attending many free
natural dyeing, and weaving workshops and scholarly forums during this one-week
one of a kind event.

Many types of handicrafts related to handmade carpets will be displayed in the 16th
Persian Carpet Grand Exhibition and various cultural programs will represent
different regions of Iran.  

For visa, please fill out the application form
( and fallow the instruction indicated on
the application or refer to for more details. For hotel, travel related
assistance, or more information, please contact:

Dr. Khosrow Sobhe
1655 South La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Tel  310-770-9085
Tel  310-860-0460
Fax 310-860-0462