Traditional Persian music on traditional Persian carpets

12 September 2023: 15:00 – 16:00

ETFA organises an event where traditional Persian music is played on classical Persian carpets. Music and the art of carpet weaving are very important in the rich tradition of Persia. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of sounds and culture.


Brooktorkai 7, 20457 Hamburg
Tel: +49 (0)40 / 33 64 77
Email: said@etfa

Said Sazegar

Farhadian - Special Nomad Event: wool analysis, book presentation "Gabbeh", Persian lunch

13 September 2023: 11:00 – 14:00

Faradj & Homayoun Farhadian's special event is all about the nomads of southern Persia and their carpets. From 11:00, Homayoun Farhadian will analyse the different qualities of wool and explain what is important and why wool plays such an important role in carpet making. From 12:00, the Japanese book "Gabbeh" will be presented. "We talk about the journeys on which this unique book is based. And give a preview of the planned English and German edition," says Homayoun Farhadian. From 13:00, all participants are invited to a lunch of homemade Persian specialities.


Faradj & Homayoun Farhadian GmbH & Co KG
Oehleckerring 25, 22419 Hamburg
Tel: +49 (0)40 / 320 1000

Homayoun Farhadian

The Comeback of the Persian Carpet in the 21st Century

11 September 2023: 10:30 – 13:00
14 September 2023: 14:30 – 17:00

Currently, the Persian carpet is enjoying a comeback and a change of image. The trend towards hand-knotted carpets reflects the growing interest in handmade and sustainable products. This lecture will provide expert knowledge about Persian carpets, give insights into current trends and share helpful tips on how to position this special product correctly in online retailing.


IPEK – A. Ipektchi GmbH & Co. KG
Borsteler Chaussee 85-99a, 22453 Hamburg
Tel: +49 (0)49 / 40 – 514 88 00

Vida ter Hazeborg

Borsteler Chaussee 85-99a, 22453 Hamburg

Custom and bespoke

14 September 2023: 16:00

What added value does the individual realisation of high-quality knotted carpets according to customer wishes offer? The M2Rugs workshop "Custom and bespoke" with Marcel Müller shows the possibilities for interior designers and retailers and explains all the steps that need to be taken. Afterwards, there will be an easy-going exchange over tasty drinks in the M2Rugs showroom.


M2 Rugs Showroom 
Holsteinischer Kamp 37, 22081 Hamburg
Tel: +49 (0)172 / 52 31 851

Marcel Müller

Finest 2 Nomadness

12 September 2023: 10:00 – 17:00
14 September 2023: 10:00 – 17:00

The 'Finest 2 Nomadness' exhibition showcases the richness and diversity of the Persian carpets from Bahram Tahbaz. These remarkable rugs are highlighted and displayed, offering a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Persian carpet artistry. Step into a world where each meticulously handcrafted rug tells its own unique story, and immerse yourself in the cultural heritage and craftsmanship that define these extraordinary creations.


Bahram Tahbaz
Lademannbogen 137, 22339 Hamburg
Tel: +49-40 / 511 90 88

Amir Tahbaz