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Ardabil to Host Nomad Festival

By Ladan M.Sadeghioun
The festival of nomad’s immigration will be held in Ardabil province, northwestern Iran, with presence of 32 nomad tribes from Ardabil and 8 other Iranian provinces.

Nomadic migration
Tehran, 18 April 2007 (CHN) – The festival of nomad’s immigration will be held in Ja’far Abad region in city of Moghan in Ardabil province during 9-10 of May 2007.
Announcing this news, Masoud Alavian Sadr, head of the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Department of Ardabil province told CHN: “32 ethnic groups from Ardabil province and 8 other Iranian provinces will participate in this event.”
Organizing nomad’s handicraft exhibition, horse and camel riding, and folk wrestling are among the programs during this festival.
Ardabil province is the origin of a number of Iranian nomads, such as Shahsavan ethnic troup.
This 2-day festival will give the chance to visitors to experience living among nomads. 
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