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‘Banoo’ City Festival at Milad Tower

‘Banoo’ City Festival at Milad Tower‘Banoo’ City Festival at Milad Tower

The capabilities of Iranian women are on display at the 10-day ‘Banoo’ (literally woman) City Festival at Tehran’s Milad Tower.

The event opened on August 12 in different sporting, artistic, social, cultural and economic areas, Borna news agency reported.

Workshops on medical, food, psychology, traditional medicine and breast cancer prevention will be held at the western gallery of the complex, free of charge.

The eastern wing will hold painting exhibitions, displaying over 100 artworks by female artists, under the theme ‘Social Role of Iranian Women.’

A statue to symbolize the Iranian woman is also on the agenda. It will represent women who have played an important role in various social, political, and economic fields after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

The festival, which concludes on August 21, will have street plays, cooking competitions, interviews of women entrepreneurs, and specialized workshops on educational counseling.

The tallest structure in Iran and the sixth tallest tower in world, Milad Tower was built in 2007, between Shahrak-e Gharb and Gisha districts of Tehran. It is a part of the Tehran International Trade and Convention Center.