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Dem name afterchaugan Edit
CountryIran, Azerbaijan Edit
Country of originAzerbaijan, Iran Edit
Intangible cultural heritage statusRepresentative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding Edit

Chovgan, Chowgan anaa Chogan (Persian: چوگان, romanized: čōwgan), be sporting team game plus horses wey originate insyd ancient Iran (Persia).[1][2] Na dem consider am aristocratic game wey dey hold am for separate field insyd, for specially horses dem train. Na de game be widespread among de Asian peoples. Dem dey play am insyd Iran, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, den Uzbekistan.[3]

Insyd 2013, na dem include chovqan for de Republic of Azerbaijan insyd for de UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in urgent need make dem safeguard am.[4]

Later nu dem adopt am for de Western World insyd, dem know am as polo.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Massé, H. (24 April 2012). "Čawgān". In Bearman, P.; Bianquis, Th.; Bosworth, C.E.; van Donzel, E.; Heinrichs, W.P. (eds.). Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition. Vol. 2. Brill Online. The game originated in Persia, and was generally played on horseback (...)
  2. "The origins and history of Polo". Historic UK. Retrieved 2020-10-04. It is since these origins in Persia that the game has often been associated with the rich and noble of society; the game was played by Kings, Princes and Queens in Persia.
  3. В. Парфенов. (2004). Кавказские национальные конные игры. HORSE.RU. Archived from the original on 2019-06-06. Retrieved 2012-09-04.
  4. Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game in the Republic of Azerbaijan