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2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

2009 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

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Nowruz 2010 in Washington DC

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Balboa Park in San Diego and Library of Congress in Washington DC

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U.S. Senate Passes Nowruz Resolution by Unanimous Consent

US-SenateRecognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz, expressing appreciation to Iranian-Americans for their contributions to society, and wishing Iranian-Americans and the people of Iran a prosperous new year.

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Georgia declared Nowruz a national holiday

Coat_of_arms_of_Georgia“On behalf of the Georgian government, I want to declare this holiday as a national holiday and from now on this holiday will be marked like any other major Georgian holiday. This is a nationwide Georgian celebration,” said Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.

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President Obama’s Nowruz Message (Persian Subtitles)

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US House of Representatives Passes the Nowruz Resolution

PAAIA-NowruzMarch 15, 2010, Washington, D.C. – We are very pleased to report that the House of Representatives passed the Nowruz resolution (H.Res.267) today by a vote of 384 to 2.

PAAIA first approached Congressman Michael Honda (CA-15th) in February 2009, urging him to introduce a resolution in honor of Nowruz in the House of Representatives.

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United Nations General Assembly Recognizes 21 March as International Day of Nowruz

united-nowruz-payvandFeb. 23rd 2010
UN Sixty-fourth General Assembly

The General Assembly this afternoon recognized the International Day of Nowruz, a spring festival of Persian origin, and moved back the dates of the next high-level dialogue on Financing for Development, as it continued its sixty-fourth session.

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