Nowruz (Persian New Year) – A collection of reports and photos about Nowruz, the Iranian (Persian) New Year, which is celebrated worldwide by various ethno-linguistic groups.
Iranian people serve traditional dishes such as Samanu on the initial days of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
A cultural center in Tehran has announced special plans meant to give books to kids and teens and to promote the culture of studying and book reading during the Nowruz holidays.
Naqsh-e Jahan Square is one of the main tourist attractions of Iran’s central city of Isfahan.
A festive carnival, called the Carnival of Joy, has been travelling across Iran’s north-central province of Semnan, as Iranians are celebrating the start of spring and the Persian New Year.
Iranian traffic police say parts of northern Iran has been covered in snow since Tuesday.
The United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Nowruz, which marks the start of spring, with the participation of Iran and 11 other countries that observe the ancestral festivity.
Iranian traffic police officials say 247 Nowruz passengers have been killed in road crashes countrywide over the past 6 days.
The governor of the central Iranian city of Kashan says more than 15,000 people have visited the city’s iconic Fin Garden over the past two days, as the Nowruz travel season gets underway.
An expert on the rituals practiced by the Kurmanji Kurds says Cheleh Chov (Kurdish for “the 40th day of winter is over”) and Axer Charshembi (Kurdish for “the last Wednesday”) are among the transition feasts that have been long held by the Kurdish community of Khorasan Province in Iran for the purpose of leaving the old year behind and beginning a new year and season of working and effort.
Firework displays have been held at several landmarks across the Iranian capital, Tehran, to celebrate the start of Nowruz or the Persian New Year.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has in separate messages congratulated the leaders of countries marking Nowruz on the arrival of the New Year.
President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran says the country’s biggest achievement in recent years has been bringing about a “humiliating defeat” for the United States’ so-called maximum pressure policy on the back of the Iranian nation.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has addressed the Iranian people on the occasion of the New Year.
Iran’s police say 135 people have lost their lives in traffic accidents across the country in just four days, as Nowruz travel peak season begins.
Iranians are getting ready to ring in the Persian New Year, Nowruz. Shopping centers, in particular, are seething with people, who are bustling around stores to buy the items they need.
With the Persian New Year, Nowruz, just around the corner, Iranians go on shopping sprees and spend much time outdoors at bazaars and markets.
Iranian traffic police say 107 Nowruz passengers have been killed in road crashes countrywide over the past three days. The commander of the Traffic Police Information and Control Center said the death toll is down compared to last year.
Chaharshanbe Suri is one of the most ancient and beautiful traditional festivals of Iran. This festival has been celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year since ancient times up until now. Chaharshanbe Suri is very popular among Iranians and is marked across the country.
A ceremony dubbed Nowruz Global Ritual has started in the tourism route of western Iran aimed at introducing the customs of this ancient occasion in the presence of different Iranian ethnic groups and guests from UNESCO in Hamadan as the capital of Iranian history and civilization.