Handicrafts and Souvenirs, Ilam
The Ilam province is a tribal region and its handicrafts specially embossed Kilim is famous nationally. The most important handicrafts of the province are: wickerwork, coarse carpet, silk products, rug, felt carpet, wooden products and… Ilam province, like the other provinces of the country, has its own especial souvenirs like local chewing gum (the gum of Persian turpentine tree), local sweets,candy and…
Local Music and Dances, Ilam
The musicians of the province use several kinds of local musical instruments. Some of these instruments are double tone, unlike other Iranian instruments which are monotone, and can be played in harmony with other instruments. These musical instruments are used in wedding ceremonies, war and mourning rituals. Choobi is a local dance which is performed individually or collectively. In addition to the artistic aspect, in the past, the local music was used for fighting and sport readiness. The local music is rich and diverse in melodies and rhythms and commonly used by Kurds and Lors. The music which is used in mourning ceremonies is another kind of local music. The people of Ilam specially nomads have a special skill in composing local songs.