According to Public Relations and International Affairs of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, Tahereh Shahraki, emphasizing on the need to support and train the women of the island in the cultural field, said: The women of the island, with the establishment of rituals and traditions, and transfer them to later generations, play a significant role in the continuation and strengthening of the culture of this area.
She said that adherence to marriage and celebration traditions, as well as the continued use of traditional clothing and jewelry, among the women of the island, is an indication of the influential and key role of this group of society in protecting cultural heritage, and added: This subject has led to the consolidation of unity, and the cohesion of local communities and introduces women as a factor in peace and tranquility.
Director of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Qeshm Free Zone Organization continued: Qeshm Island, with its rich material and spiritual heritage, and combination with the tourism industry and geographical location, is an attractive area for domestic and foreign tourists.
She explained in describing Qeshm's material heritage: Material heritage or tangible heritage, including the geographic and natural location of Qeshm, historical monuments, and the type of architecture used in the construction of the island.
According to Shahraki, the historic castle of the Portuguese, Kharbas Cave, Naderi castle, and Tella wells of Laft, are parts of this heritage.
She said: The spiritual heritage is a heritage which created by people and communities and they are preserved and transmitted with their help.
Director of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Qeshm Free Zone Organization introduced rituals such as sailing, Launch building, indigenous music, etc., as examples of spiritual heritage, and stated: Local communities in Qeshm, through the establishment NGOs, and support of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, can strengthen these assets through education and culture.