Payvand links

Payvand's Home

Iran News: Daily news from four corners of the world

IranWeb: Selected Iranian sites by subject

Fale Hafez: On-line fortune poetry in Persian

Persian Calendar: Month/year Calendar. Convert dates to/from Persian

IranBooks: 100s of titles in 40 categories

IranTravel: Agents, Tours, Books, Offices, Maps

2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

2009 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

Kurdish new year, Newroz in small town of Akre

YouTube Preview Image

Newroz, Nûroj,  نه‌ورۆز, Nûroj,  Gulus,  گوڵوس

» » » Continue reading

Kurdistan - Ebi & Leila Forouhar

Leila-ForouharSaturday March 27, 2010
Sunday March 28, 2010
International Center 8PM
Arbil – Kurdistan

Arbil (Erbil) is the third-largest city in Iraq, the capital of Kurdistan Autonomous Region, the Kurdistan Regional Government, and the biggest Kurdish city in the world.

» » » Continue reading

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.

» » » Continue reading

Nowrouz 2010: Public holidays worldwide

Norooz-flagsToday, ten countries celebrate Persian New Year nationally.

Nowrouz with different spelling shows up in official calendars of Iran, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Autonomous Region of Kurdistan (part of Iraq).

» » » Continue reading