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From Central Asia To Hungarian Plain -- 'The Meeting Of The Tribes'

Ancient links between Hungarians and nomads from Central Asia were celebrated at the biannual "Kurultai"  or "Meeting of the Tribes" in Bugac, Hungary, on August 12-14.

The event, first held in 2008, features yurts, colorful costumes, music, and horsemanship.
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Uighurs, whose home is China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, also live in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
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Uighurs, whose home is China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, also live in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

Hungarian yurts do not differ much from those in Central Asia​
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Hungarian yurts do not differ much from those in Central Asia​

Hungarian warriors in traditional ornamental leather armor, similar to that worn by nomadic Turkic people of Eurasia
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Hungarian warriors in traditional ornamental leather armor, similar to that worn by nomadic Turkic people of Eurasia

Attila the Hun ruled a large empire in Central and Eastern Europe in the 5th Century A.D.
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Attila the Hun ruled a large empire in Central and Eastern Europe in the 5th Century A.D.

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