Thursday, August 18, 2022

Nomadic Lifestyle

Verni-Weaving; Nomadic Art Indigenous to Iran’s Ahar

Verni is a flat tapestry which is woven by nomads in the Iranian city of Ahar, and is similar to Kilim and rug when it comes to its texture, raw materials, patterns and so on.

Two Families Living Primitive Life in Southern Iran

Two families are leading a primitive life in dark caves on heights near the city of Andika in southern Iran, seeking to preserve the land of their ancestors.

Why Some Women do not Love Themselves?

Being beautiful, perfect, and more lovely is a global issue for women and the Iranian women have not been an exception. This issue is even far more important for women in the country. Today, being beautiful is the first important need of a woman, ahead of her physical and mental health.

Heroic Story of Iranian School Teacher, Sports Champion

An Iranian lady teacher has come into the spotlight due to her sense of responsibility toward students at a village school as well as her achievements in the field of sports.

Tomato Harvest Begins in Southern Iran

Hormozgan province in south of Iran these days provides most of the country's tomatoes, and the largest part is produced in Parsian county in the west of the country.

German Ambassador Inspiring Tourists to Spend Holidays with Iranian Nomads

The German ambassador to Tehran has come up with a novel idea to open up a new path in Iran-Germany cooperation in the tourism industry.

Dorfak Ice Cave; Amazing Source of Water for Locals

Dorfak Peak in northern Iran, with an altitude of 2,700 metres, is the roof of Gilan province and a silent volcano which is home to an amazing ice cave and a natural glacier.

Iranian Nomads’ Lifestyle Amazing: Italian Photographer

An Italian photographer, whose photos of nomadic lifestyle in Iran were recently put on a comparative display along with those taken from Italian nomads, has talked about how different and fascinating Iranian nomads are. 

Abriz; Delicious Dish Indigenous to Bakhtiari Tribe

“Briz” in the Bakhtiari language means “to fry”, and “Ab Briz” means meat cooked and fried in its own stock. The word has been abbreviated as “Abriz,” also known as “Owriz.”

Baleh-Boran; Traditional Pre-Wedding Ritual in Iran

Baleh-Boran is a Persian ceremony which takes place shortly after the formal proposal, publicly announcing the couple's intention to form a union. The ceremony is widely popular across Iran, particularly among Qashqai nomads.

Photo Exhibition in Tehran Compares Nomadic Life in Iran, Italy

The photos of the lifestyle and culture of Iranian nomads taken by an Italian photographer have been recently put on a comparative display along with those taken from Italian nomads.

Qashqai People; Original Nomadic Pastoralists of Iran

Qashqai people live in Southern Iran. While most of these nomadic pastoralists are of Turkic origins, Lurs, Kurds and Arabs are also found between them.

Iranian Nomad Girl, Eleven-Time Kickboxing Champion

SousanRashidi is an Iranian nomad girl who has overcome all the difficulties of nomadic life to win 11 national kickboxing championships.

Symphony of Colours in Iran’s Local Wedding Ceremonies

Bakhtiari people, a tribe inhabiting the southwestern provinces of Iran, wear colourful clothes at their wedding ceremonies and dance in groups to folklore traditional songs called ‘Dovalali’ (groom and bride) in local dialect.

Iran’s North Khorasan, Land of Tribal Treasures

North Khorasan province in northeastern Iran is among the regions that are called “The Land of Treasures of Tribes”. People in this province live in nature in spite of the deprivation and drought.

Iranian Woman Using Music to Teach Alphabets to Nomads

Parvin Bahmani, an Iranian musician, has been teaching alphabets to nomadic children through music, dancing, and songs.

Nomadic Lifestyle in Northwestern Iran

Atmianlu nomads are from one of the biggest tribes living in Arasbaran region, northwestern Iran. Quch Gulu countryside in Arasbaran annually hosts over 100 nomadic families.

Jazmourian Wetland Under Threat

Nestled between the provinces of Kerman and Sistan-Baluchestan, Jazmourian is one of two major wetlands in southeast Iran, the other being the Hamouns. Both are on the knife-edge of complete desiccation as a result of climate change, excessive dam construction and the depletion of groundwater resources.

Hormuz Island to host next GNAP

Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf will host the Global Nomadic Art Project (GNAP) in 2015, said an environmental artist.

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