Wed Sep 13, 2017 09:10AM
Street theatre artists perform for audience during the 12th Mariwan International Street Theatre Festival in the Iranian northwestern city of Mariwan.  (Photo by IRNA)
Street theatre artists perform for audience during the 12th Mariwan International Street Theatre Festival in the Iranian northwestern city of Mariwan. (Photo by IRNA)

The 12th Mariwan International Street Theater Festival has come to an end, with carnivals of Iranian and international artists marking the closing ceremony of the artistic event in the downtown of the Iranian Kurdish city.

The four-day festival wrapped up on Tuesday in the northwestern city which is considered as Iran’s capital of street theater.

This year, 362 artists from Iran, Brazil, Azerbaijan and France participated in the event, holding 41 performances each day in different parts of the city and its villages.

The following is a selection of photos from the festival: