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  • A photo collection depicts artisans participating in and visitors to the 11th International Festival of Tribes Culture in Golestan province, northern Iran, September 5, 2017. 2017-09-08 01:57

    Intl. Festival of Tribes Culture underway

    A photo collection depicts artisans participating in and visitors to the 11th International Festival of Tribes Culture in Golestan province, northern Iran, September 5, 2017.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Horse-riding competition in Gonbad 2017-02-17 20:06

    Horse-riding competition in Gonbad

    24th week of horse-riding competition was held in Gonbad-e Qabus, in the province of Golestan in the northeast of Iran on Thursday. A total of 73 competitors took part in the competition. Persian horses have a good temperament, together with great stamina. They are sure footed and extremely intelligent. Horse-racing is one of the most ancient past-times, dating back to some of the earliest civilizations of man. Tehran Times/ Aboutaleb Nadri