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2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


2009 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


Slideshow of Nowruz in Iran and neighboring countries

Iran, Norouz
Tajikistan, Navruz
Azerbaijan Novruz Bayramy

Afghanistan, Nowroze
Kazakhstan, Nauryz
Kyrgyzstan, Nooruz
Uzbekistan, Navruz

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Norouz Rituals Slideshows

Haji Firouz; The traditional herald of the Nowruz season is a man called Haji Firouz.
Haft-sin; Table with the seven ‘S’s items symbolizing rebirth, love, medicine, beauty, sunrise,…
Chaharshanbe Suri; Wednesday of fire
Sizdah Bedar; The thirteenth day of the new year, a day of festivity in the open.

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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).

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