Nowruz

Nowruz, Day of new year in the Persian and Zoroastrian calendars.

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Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎, pronounced [nowˈɾuːz]; lit. 'new day') is the Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Year, which begins on the spring equinox, marking the first day of Farvardin, the first month of the Iranian solar calendar. It is celebrated worldwide by various ethno-linguistic groups, and falls on or around March 21 of the Gregorian calendar. Nowruz falls on March 20 in 2021.Nowruz has Iranian and Zoroastrian origins; however, it has been celebrated by diverse communities for over 3,000 years in Western Asia, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Black Sea Basin, the Balkans, and South Asia. It is a secular holiday for most celebrants that is enjoyed by people of several different faiths, but remains a holy day for Zoroastrians, Baháʼís, and some Muslim communities.As the spring equinox, Nowruz marks the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. The moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator and equalizes night and day is calculated exactly every year, and families gather together to observe the rituals.

Nowruz (disambiguation)
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Nowruz (disambiguation) ... Nowruz is the celebration of the Persian new year. Nowruz may also refer to: Baháʼí Naw-Rúz, the celebration of the Baháʼí New Year Nevruz in Albania...

Amu Nowruz
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Amu Nowruz ... Amu Nowruz (Persian: عمو نوروز‎, "Uncle Nowruz"), also known as Baba Nowruz (بابا نوروز), is a legendary character originating in Iranian folklore. According...

Iran Standard Time
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Iran Standard Time ... official calendar of Iran, which is in turn based on the March equinox (Nowruz) as determined by astronomical calculation at the meridian for Iran Standard...

Nowruz oil field
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Nowruz oil field ... The Nowruz oil field, in the Persian Gulf, Iran, was the site of several 1983 oil spills. One spill was initially caused by a tanker hitting a platform...

Deh-e Nowruz
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Deh-e Nowruz ... Deh-e Nowruz (Persian: ده نوروز‎) may refer to: Deh-e Nowruz, Kerman Deh-e Nowruz, Khuzestan Deh-e Nowruz, Lorestan This disambiguation page lists articles...

Custom and traditions in Azerbaijan
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Custom and traditions in Azerbaijan ... Symbolic characters of Nowruz are manifested by Kechel, Kosa and Bahar gizi (Spring girl). Their meanings are: The period prior to Nowruz is embodied by Kechel...

Nowruz SC
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Nowruz SC ... Nowruz Sport Club (Arabic: نادي نوروز الرياضي‎), is an Iraqi football team based in Sulaymaniyah, that plays in Iraq Division One. Wali Kareem (19 October...

Gaz (candy)
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Gaz (candy) ... (such as saffron) or nuts. Celebrations such as Nowruz, the Persian New Year, feature gaz. During the Nowruz holiday, family and friends visit each other's...

Nowruz Khani
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Nowruz Khani ... Nowruz Khani, or singing for Nowruz, is a Tabari Gilani tradition in which in the latest days of the year before the Persian New Year (Nowrooz), people...

Iranian calendars
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Iranian calendars ... were referred to as "robber days". The people now observed the "Great" nowruz on 6 Frawardin, which was Zoroaster's birthday and corresponded to 1 Frawardin...

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