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.

More on Nowruz, Persian New Year by Somewhere in the world today…

Picture: NYC Persian Parade 2009 by Sepideh!, on Flickr

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    عمو نوروز نیا اینجا که این خونه عزا داره
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    Nowruz Mobarak! New Day! Boom!
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    why is there a guy in black face? what does that have to do with the tradition of jumping over the fire! Don’t worry....
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