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  • Iran to establish ecomuseum dedicated to nomadic people 2019-05-11 23:05

    Iran to establish ecomuseum dedicated to nomadic people

    TEHRAN – Tourism officials of Iran’s southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province plan to establish an ecomuseum dedicated to the province’s nomadic people and their everyday life.

  • ‘Quota system’ fanning ethnic prejudice in Afghanistan 2019-03-06 22:04

    By Wahid Haidari

    ‘Quota system’ fanning ethnic prejudice in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN - In Afghanistan, the criterion for admission to institutions of higher education is tribe and region, rather than merit and qualification. The bitter reality dawned on students yet again this year.

  • Ardebil hosting national festival of tribes 2019-01-14 22:41

    Ardebil hosting national festival of tribes

    TEHRAN – A national festival of tribes is currently underway in the city of Sareyn, northwestern province of Ardebil.

  • tribe 2018-05-07 21:15

    Iranian tribes’ outfits to go on display

    TEHRAN – With the purpose of supporting domestic products, the presidential office for women’s and family affairs is to hold an exhibition of Iranian tribes’ outfits, in the city of Karaj, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • CAPTION: Close-up detail shows a typical Malayer carpet 2018-02-05 19:24

    Malayer carpets to go on show at Golestan Palace

    TEHRAN – A collection of antique and rare carpets handcrafted in Malayer, west-central Iran, will be put on display at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran.

  • An undated photo depicts Turkmen nomads performing a traditional dance at the foot of Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO-inscribed tower in northern Iran. 2017-08-24 13:56

    Northern cities gear up for intl. tribal culture festival

    TEHRAN – The cities of Gorgan and Gonbad-e Kavus in northern Golestan province will successively host the 11th International Festival of Tribes Culture in early September, ISNA reported on Monday.

  • An Iranian nomad weaves a rug in an undated photo. 2017-07-26 20:40

    Tehran exhibit features handmade tribal rugs

    TEHRAN - An exhibition of exquisite handwoven carpets and pictorial rugs crafted by Iranian nomads is currently underway at the Niavaran Cultural-Historical Complex in northern Tehran.

  • Urmia gears up for major handicrafts exhibit 2017-07-25 09:13

    Urmia gears up for major handicrafts exhibit

    TEHRAN – Urmia, the capital of northwestern West Ararzbaijan Province, will host a major handicrafts exhibit from July 31 to August 4.

  • 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.

  • Tehran exhibit puts spotlight on tribal Persian carpets 2016-12-07 18:22

    Tehran exhibit puts spotlight on tribal Persian carpets

    TEHRAN – An Exhibition of hand-woven Persian carpets, rugs, and kilims by Iranian tribes and nomads including Bakhtiari, Qashqai, and Shahsavan is currently underway at Tehran’s Qasr Garden Museum.

  • 12-1.jpg 2016-10-08 17:57

    Picture of the day

    Tribes in the southern province of Fars lead a pastoral life in the meadows and earn a living by raising livestock and using their products. (Tasnim/Hossein Khosravi)