What is Nowruz? The Iranian New Year explained.

What is Nowruz? The Iranian New Year explained.

More than 300 million people celebrate Nowruz every year. When is it celebrated and how will it be affected by the coronavirus pandemic? Nowruz is the national New Year festivity celebrated in Iran, Afghanistan, and the Kurdish regions of Iraq, Turkey and Syria, and throughout Central Asia. It is a springtime celebration whose activities symbolise rebirth …

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