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  • 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.

  • People attend a festival of nomadic lifestyle, crafts and arts in Iran’s Garmsar on November 15, 2019. 2019-11-15 18:58

    Garmsar hosts festival of nomadic lifestyle, crafts and arts

    TEHRAN – Tribespeople from eleven Iranian provinces came together in Garmsar to showcase their nomadic lifestyle, handicrafts and arts in a festival, which was held in the central Iranian city on Thursday and Friday.

  • 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.

  • Foreign ambassadors, diplomats invited to tribes festival Tourism Desk 2019-11-11 18:16

    Foreign ambassadors, diplomats invited to tribes festival

    TEHRAN – A number of foreign ambassadors, diplomats, as well as cultural and economic attaches have been invited to attend a regional nomadic festival, which opens today in Iran’s northern Golestan province.

  • Khorramabad festival featuring tribal lifestyle, crafts and arts 2019-11-09 19:24

    Khorramabad festival featuring tribal lifestyle, crafts and arts

    TEHRAN – Various lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts of Iranian tribespeople and nomads are under spotlight in a five-day exhibition, which is underway in Khorramabad, the capital of western Lorestan province.

  • People tour Falak-ol-Aflak fortress, which dominates Khorramabad, the capital of Iran’s Lorestan province. 2019-10-14 18:24

    Khorramabad festival to feature tribal lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts

    TEHRAN – A major festival, intended to turn the spotlight on the lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts of various tribes and nomadic people across Iran, is scheduled to be held in Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province, from October 30 to November 2.

  • Taste unique dairy product an Iranian tribe makes for millennia 2019-09-30 21:04

    By Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq

    Taste unique dairy product an Iranian tribe makes for millennia

    MASHHAD – In the second half of the last month of spring this year we decided to leave Mashhad on a double-decker train at 1: 35 a.m. to Semnan city, the capital of Semnan province, and we arrived at a hotel around 9 a.m. Let me remind you that before every trip I get used to studying and taking notes on different aspects of historical and natural attractions, customs, weather and foods of the region.

  • Yazd festival offering local Iranian dishes 2019-08-04 19:36

    Yazd festival offering local Iranian dishes

    TEHRAN – A wide variety of dishes, indigenous to many corners of Iran, are being offered to visitors under one roof in the city of Yazd, central Iran.

  • 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)