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2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


2009 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


New York – Asia Society and Museum’s Norouz

asia-societySaturday March 6, 2010
725 Park Avenue 1-4PM

Celebrate Norouz with Persian music and dance by children’s dance group J-Hoon Music Ensemble, stories from the great Persian epic Shahnameh, folk music from Kyrgyzstan, and arts and crafts inspired by symbols of spring and good luck.

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Cambridge UK - Nauryz, Central Asian Spring New Year Festival

CU-Kazakh-Society-NauryzWednesday March 10, 2010
Jesus College, Chapel and Forum 7PM

We would like to share this spring cheer with you! Come and discover completely different cultures, traditional costumes, dance, music and food.

Come and bring your friends!

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Norouz In Tajikistan - Cooking of Sumalaq سمنو

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Cooking of Sumalaq (سمنک) as an ancient ritual has its own peculiarities; traditionally only women used to make it.

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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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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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