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2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

2009 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

Chicago - Nowruz Parade

Nowruz-Parade-ChicagoSaturday March 20, 2010
Federal Plaza to the State Plaza and back-  12 noon to 6PM

Please make a Happy Nowruz banner with your establishment’s name/logo and send at least two people (or many more) to parade your banner.  Contact us:  or (312) 922 – 2300

Nowruz has become the symbolic nostalgic commonality that integrates people from as far away from Iran as Xingjian’s northwest China and Himalayan foothills of Kashmir, India and Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia and the surrounding smaller republics in the caucuses and Caspian Sea regions, Turkey, Albania, Iraq and the Kurdistan regions, The Persian Gulf sheikdoms and sultanates, as far west as Egypt.”

Parade starts at 12 noon From Federal Plaza, Dearborn and Adams heads north to Randolph Street West to (the State Plaza) at Clark and Randolph Street, returning south on Clark to the Federal Plaza.