Hopes that efforts will boost fortunes of local Herati art scene.
A popular folklore tradition is being celebrated once again.
Craftsmen are committed to keep their traditional skills alive.
Initiative aims to both document damage and implement restoration projects.
Traditions of intermarriage and communal living prioritise strength and unity over individual choice.
Tajiks welcome the start of a new year with mass festivities.
Exotic beasts are often displayed in restaurants or kept by wealthy elites as a status symbol.
Images of commemorations for those killed in April 2010 violence.