Nowruz Mobarak! Happy New Year!
Nowruz (meaning new day), occurs at the exact time of the Spring Equinox and celebrates the coming of Spring and the New Year. It is a time for visiting friends and family, feasting and performing various rituals for good luck in the coming year.
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Picture: NYC Persian Parade 2009 by Sepideh!, on Flickr