Nowruz

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Nowrūz
نوروز
Nevruz
Nowrūz نوروز‎ Nevruz
SignificanceNew year holiday
DateMarch 20, 21 or 22
CelebrationsThe Haftsin setting, Chahârshanbe Sûrî, Sizdah Bedar, etc.

Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎, meaning "[The] New Day", IPA: [nouˈɾuːz]; Kurdish: Newroz‎; Turkish: Nevruz) it is what the Iranians call their New Year.[1] It is one of the ancient celebrations which has survived throughout history and is considered to be a day in which new good things start.

Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎‎, IPA: [nouˈɾuːz], meaning "[The] New Day", Kurdish: Newroz‎) is the name of the Iranian New Year.

Nowruz

Nowruz is the day of the spring equinox, when the amount of light and dark is the same during the day. It is the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar. It is usually celebrated on March 21.

Nowruz has been celebrated by people from different ethnic communities and religious backgrounds for thousands of years. It started in Persia in one of the capitals of the Achaemenid Empire in Persis (Fars).

Khurdish and in Middle East and many other countries in Central Asia including Iran, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Afghanistan celebrate this event on 21 - 22 March. It is considered to be one of the most important celebrations of Persians.


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