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Nowruz traditions in Isfahan

Nowruz traditions in Isfahan

The people of the historic city of Isfahan will welcome the approaching Iranian New Year on the spring equinox this year by holding a celebration from the Safavid era called “Zendeh Rud Festival” to appreciate the revival of the old river after water flows again into Zayandeh Rud River on March 17.

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Nowruz added to Vancouver’s calendar

Nowruz added to Vancouver’s calendar

Vancouver City Council has included Nowruz (the Iranian New Year) in its calendar to recognize the spiritual heritage of its Iranian and other dual nationality residents who celebrate the first day of spring.

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Sabzi polo mahi for Nowruz dinner

Sabzi polo mahi for Nowruz dinner

Sabzi polo mahi, or mixed herb rice and fish, is a deliciously popular dish in Iran which is prepared on special occasions, such as the Iranian New Year’s Eve (Nowruz) on the spring equinox. Not only is this a healthy meal, it is chic enough to serve at gatherings for guests. The kind of fish cooked for this dish is up to individual taste, but the vast majority use white fish.

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FM Zarif tweets greetings for Jewish New Year

FM Zarif tweets greetings for Jewish New Year

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted Jewish New Year greetings to Jews in Iran and around the world on Sunday, as tensions mount between the Islamic Republic and Israel over Tehran’s regional role.

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Nowruz in Kurdistan – Kaveh defeats Zahhak

Nowruz in Kurdistan – Kaveh defeats Zahhak

You may have already heard that the name Nowruz in Kurdistan was attributed to the day when the Iranian hero Kaveh Ahangar was victorious over Zahhak. This day was named “Nowruz”, meaning New Day, and celebrated as the New Year. Large bonfires were lit on hilltops and people celebrated hand in hand by singing and dancing.  

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