Turkmen

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  • Gigantic park of anthropology being built near Tehran 2020-07-21 19:52

    Gigantic park of anthropology being built near Tehran

    TEHRAN – Construction of a gigantic anthropological park, which turns the spotlight of everyday life, traditions, and rituals of a variety of Iranian tribes, has reached its final phase in Karaj, a city some 30 km westward Tehran.

  • An Iranian craftswoman makes a final inspection on traditional handmade necklaces in her home, which is also house to a small family workshop for crafting personal ornamentations, in Turkmen Sahra, a region in the northeast of Iran near the Caspian Sea, June 30, 2020.  2020-07-04 23:02

    Photo: IRNA / Raheleh Hesari

    Passed down from generation to generation: Turkmen jewelry designs 

    An Iranian craftswoman makes a final inspection on traditional handmade necklaces in her home, which is also house to a small family workshop for crafting personal ornamentations, in Turkmen Sahra, a region in the northeast of Iran near the Caspian Sea, June 30, 2020. 

  • Qajar-era subterranean garrison identified in northeast Iran 2020-07-02 00:16

    Qajar-era subterranean garrison identified in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – An underground garrison, estimated to date from Qajar era (1789–1925), has been discovered near Bojnurd, the capital of North Khorasan province, northeast Iran.

  • Makhtum-Qoli Faraghi 2020-05-27 18:28

    Birthday of Iranian-Turkmen poet Makhtum-Qoli Faraghi celebrated

    TEHRAN – The 287th birth anniversary of the Iranian-Turkmen poet Makhtum-Qoli Faraghi (Magtymguly Pyragy, 1733-1790) was celebrated in a seminar aired on the IRIB channel of Golestan Province on Wednesday. 

  • Colorful yurts at Noruz (Nowruz) festival 2020-02-24 19:37

    Iran-Turkmenistan border crossing to host Noruz celebration

    TEHRAN – Iran and Turkmenistan are scheduled to celebrate Noruz, the Persian New Year traditions shared between the two nations, during a joint event at their border crossing on March 27, CHTN reported.

  • Gonbad Kavus museum features rare Turkmen rugs, carpets 2020-01-17 18:34

    Gonbad Kavus museum features rare Turkmen rugs, carpets

    TEHRAN – If you are a fan of hand-knitted rugs and carpets or pictorial rugs and planning to visit northern Iran, you may put Gonbad Kavus carpet museum into the itinerary of your journey to make it richer and more colorful.

  • Ayenedar festival 2019-12-16 18:29

    Ayenedar festival honors Iranian Turkmen musicians 

    TEHRAN – The 6th edition of the Ayenedar Regional and Ritual Music Festival was brought to an end at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Sunday by honoring Turkmen musicians this year.

  • Festival showing nomadic rituals, crafts and arts 2019-11-18 20:25

    Festival showing nomadic rituals, crafts and arts

    Tribespeople from every corner of Iran are showing their nomadic rituals, lifestyle, cuisine, crafts and arts in a four-day festival, which opened to the public in Gonbad-e Kavus, northern Golestan province, on November 17, 2019.

  • Sales of Gorgan tribal festival jump 70 percent yr/yr 2019-11-17 19:43

    Sales of Gorgan tribal festival jump 70 percent yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Sales of handicrafts, souvenirs and foodstuff in an annual nomadic festival in the city of Gorgan, northern Golestan province, rose 70 percent from a year earlier, a provincial tourism official has said.

  • An in-depth look at garments of Turkmen people in Iran 2019-11-17 19:41

    By Samaneh Shahrinejad

    An in-depth look at garments of Turkmen people in Iran

    Golestan province is home to various ethnic groups including Turkmen, Kazak, Katoul, Qizilbash Turk, Baluch, Semnani, Khorasani amongst others. The northern Iranian province enjoys a colorful landscape and different subcultures as well.

  • Gorgan festival showing deliciousness of nomadic arts, crafts, dishes and rituals 2019-11-13 19:33

    Gorgan festival showing deliciousness of nomadic arts, crafts, dishes and rituals

    TEHRAN – Clusters of Turkmen people, who are natives of Iran’s Golestan province, are doing their best in a four-day festival to well introduce and show nomadic arts, crafts, dishes, rituals and genuine hospitality they have preserved from generation to generation.

  • Entrepreneurship: Horse breeding in northern Iran 2019-07-16 21:05

    Entrepreneurship: Horse breeding in northern Iran

    A small-scale entrepreneur who breeds animals in northern Iran feeds a Turkoman (Turkmen) horse in a modest stable in the village of Komdarreh, Amol county, Mazandaran province, July 15, 2019.