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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.

Number of Road Trips in Nowruz Decreases by 80%: Iran

Number of Road Trips in Nowruz Decreases by 80%: Iran

Iran says after the implementation of the social distancing plan, people's trips decreased by 80 percent during the Nowruz holidays.
Iranians Spend ‘Sizdah Bedar' at Home to Contain Coronavirus

Iranians Spend ‘Sizdah Bedar’ at Home to Contain Coronavirus

The coronavirus has forced Iranians to change their traditional habit and stay home this year on the ancient national festival of Sizdah Bedar or the Nature's Day.
Geopolitics of Iranian New Year Festival

Geopolitics of Nowruz: Saving Persian Culture From Elimination

Attempts to have Persian language eliminated will lead to exclusion of an important part of culture from the history of regional countries; including the Iranian New Year festival.
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Nowruz; Centuries-Old Tradition Keeping People Together

If the underlying messages of Nowruz are promoted, disputes, cruelty and insatiable greed will die down in society.
Walnut Cookie; A Tehrani Sweet for Nowruz

Walnut Cookie; A Tehrani Sweet for Nowruz

Walnut cookie is one of the sweets usually served during Nowruz. It has been made at home since old times, especially by the residents of Tehran.
Boloni; A Fortune-Telling Ritual Performed in Nowruz

Boloni; A Fortune-Telling Ritual Performed in Nowruz

The Boloni ritual, a less-known ritual performed in Iran during Nowruz holidays, predicts the good and bad events of the New Year for the person doing it based on the country’s literary heritage and the Iranian people’s belief in good and bad luck.
Things Looked Different in Iranian President’s New Year Speech

Things Looked Different in Iranian President’s New Year Speech

While Iran is celebrating Nowruz under the shadow of the coronavirus epidemic, President Hassan Rouhani has also delivered his new year speech to the nation in markedly different conditions.
Haft-Seen - Iranian New Year

Haft-Seen: Permanent Fixture of Nowruz

A time-honored tradition associated with Nowruz [which means New Day in Farsi] is preparing Haft-Seen.
1399 Will Be Year of Prosperity for Iran: President Rouhani

1399 Will Be Year of Prosperity for Iran: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the New Persian Year will be a year of prosperity for the Iranian nation.

President Rouhani Felicitates Regional Leaders on Nowruz

Iran's president has congratulated the leaders of regional countries on the occasion of Nowruz which marks the beginning of New Terms.