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Hundreds participate in annual festival in Hungary

DECCAN CHRONICLE / AP

Published : Aug 13, 2017, 11:42 am IST
Updated : Aug 19, 2017, 12:48 pm IST
  • The international tribal assembly is an annual festival to preserve and revive ancient traditions and the way of life of nomadic peoples.(Photo: AP)
    The international tribal assembly is an annual festival to preserve and revive ancient traditions and the way of life of nomadic peoples.(Photo: AP)
  •  The ancestors of Hungarians are thought to have Altaic roots and are presumed to be related to the Hunnic and Turkic peoples of Central Asia. ( Photo: Instagram / tolvaj_gyula)
    The ancestors of Hungarians are thought to have Altaic roots and are presumed to be related to the Hunnic and Turkic peoples of Central Asia. ( Photo: Instagram / tolvaj_gyula)
  • The annual festival was held in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, August 12, 2017.   (Photo: Instagram / kizil_.elma)
    The annual festival was held in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, August 12, 2017. (Photo: Instagram / kizil_.elma)
  • A member of the Buryat delegation smiles during the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, August 12, 2017.  (Photo: AP)
    A member of the Buryat delegation smiles during the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, August 12, 2017. (Photo: AP)
  • Horsemen in historic costumes parade during the procession of armored infantrymen at the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Photo: AP)
    Horsemen in historic costumes parade during the procession of armored infantrymen at the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Photo: AP)
  • Horsemen in historic costumes parade during the procession of armored infantrymen at the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.(Photo: AP)
    Horsemen in historic costumes parade during the procession of armored infantrymen at the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.(Photo: AP)
  • Costumed participants gather near a large banner depicting Attila the Hun during the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.(Photo: AP)
    Costumed participants gather near a large banner depicting Attila the Hun during the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly in the Hungarian steppe near Bugac, 119 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.(Photo: AP)
  • Horsemen in historic costumes parade during the procession of armored infantrymen at the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly  (Photo: Instagram / estellooo)
    Horsemen in historic costumes parade during the procession of armored infantrymen at the Day of Ancestors tribal assembly (Photo: Instagram / estellooo)

Tags: hungary, festival, traditions, Hunnic, Turkic, Day of Ancestors, budapest, Bugac