TEHRAN, July 13 (MNA) -- The 3rd Festival of “Women of My Land” is to be held at the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults on June, 12-25, 2008, focusing on tribal wedding dress and costumes for young adults.

The festival is scheduled to introduce about 1,000 designs for wedding dress and 16 top designs, Farahnaz Ghandforoush, advisor to Tehran governor in women’s affairs said here recently.

 

The first journal of Islamic dress code in 100 colorful pages will be printed and offered during the festival, Ghandforoush added.

 

According to Ghandforoush, who is also secretary of the festival, ninety-eight percent of the designs are prepared and presented by university professors and are mainly characterized by innovations.

 

“Several specialized gatherings for children, young adults and their families will also be held on the sidelines of the event,” she said, adding that about 500 women can visit the fashion show every evening.

 

Visitors from about 25 countries will also attend this year’s festival, where Iranian provinces of Gilan, Sistan-Baluchestan, Kordestan, and Ilam will have a special active presence, Ghandforoush concluded.

 

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