Turkmen

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  • 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.

  • Aq Aash ritual 2017-12-14 08:40

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    Turkmen’s Aq Aash ritual

    Turkmen who live in northeastern Iran hold Aq Aash celebration for those who turn 63 in the month of Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar.

  • turkmen woman 2017-11-04 20:04

    Colorful Iran: Turkmen lullaby ‘hudikhani’

    Turkmen mothers chant hudikhani - a series of folk lyrics - for their babies. Hudi, which literally means God saying in Persian, is couplets narrating folk and religious stories in rhythm.

  • Handmade jewelry crafted by Iranian Turkmen nomads 2017-05-20 20:12

    Tehran exhibit features handmade Turkmen jewelry

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of exquisite jewelry crafted by Iranian Turkmen nomads opened to the public at the Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex in northern Tehran on May 18, which marks the International Museum Day.

  • Authentic Turkmen traditions in northeast Iran 2017-04-22 11:29

    Authentic Turkmen traditions in northeast Iran

    Iranian Turkmen are an ethnic community living in Turkmen Sahra region which is located in northeastern Iran, mainly Golestan, North Khorasan, and Khorasan Razavi provinces.  Turkmen wedding ceremonies are flamboyant, eye-catching and filled with authentic traditional customs preserved and passed down from generation to generation.  The Turkmen consider marriage as an important social and economic dimension to their lives. They believe marriage and child bearing would make their families and tribes more powerful. The photos below depict a rainbow-like wedding ceremony held in Raz and Jargalan district, Taklah Quz village, North Khorasan province.Tehran Times / Omid Shekari

  • Turkmen nomads take part in a wedding ceremony in northern Iran. The upper part of Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO-inscribed tower, is seen in the foreground. 2017-03-20 23:17

    Noruz in snapshot

    Turkmen nomads take part in a wedding ceremony in northern Iran. The upper part of Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO-inscribed tower, is seen in the foreground.

  • 2nd National Turkmen Horse Festival 2016-06-01 13:40

    2nd National Turkmen Horse Festival

    Second National Turkmen Horse Beauty Festival was held in Bojnourd, North Khorasan province, on Monday May 30.

  • Zarif meets Turkmen counterpart in Tehran 2016-05-08 09:58

    Zarif meets Turkmen counterpart in Tehran

    TEHRAN- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and conferred with Turkmenistan’s Foreign Minister Raşit Öwezgeldiýewiç Meredow on Sunday in Tehran.