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Videos & Photos: New York Persian Parade 2010

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The parade is a means to promote and introduce Persian culture, its historical achievement in art, folklore, science, and the Persian civilization to the general public.

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First Grand Norouz Carnival in Paris

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International Day of Nowruz 2010, Trocadéro, Paris
à l’occasion de la première “Journée internationale de Norouz” (nouvel an Iranien)

Beautiful Uyghur Dance, Anar usuli - رقص انار

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Anar usuli , pomegranate dance, رقص انار

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Vintage Film Clips of Azerbaijan Novruz Bayrami

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Novruz Bayrami Azerbaycan

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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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Tajikistan Flowers For Norouz 2010

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Children in Tajikistan villages go from door to door presenting the first flowers of spring to their neighbors in exchange for food and candy.

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New York Metro - Sizdah Bedar Picnic

13-sizdeh-bedarSunday April 4, 2010
Bear Mountain State Park,  Dawn to Dusk

Rain or shine, with or without rainbow, wind or no wind, no excuses whatsoever:

The Iranian-American Community of Greater New York, following its rich tradition of celebrating the last day of Nowruz Holidays, will once again congregate by the hundreds at Bear Mountain State Park to enjoy Sizdah Bedar picnic.

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Azerbaijan’s Ayan Babakishiyeva, Novruz bayrami

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Neynirem Sensiz

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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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Nowruz Blessing from Israel 2010

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Iran – Israel Friendship group
Song by Esfahan Ensemble in Israel

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Norouz 1389 by Soheil Tavakoli

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Happy New Year from Microsoft Bing

bing-bridge-Si-o-se-Pol-Isfahan-iMicrosoft search engine Bing displayed a photograph of Isfahan’s Si o se Pol – literally meaning 33 bridges – on Saturday March 20, 2010 – Persian new year.

The photograph was titled “Bridge the gap”.

Si-o-se Pol consists of two rows of 33 arches, and was build around 1602.

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President Obama’s Nowruz Message (Persian Subtitles)

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Paris - Aftab, cultural association for the French-Iranian youth Sizdeh Bedar

Sunday April 4, 2010
sur la pelouse d la Muette, au Bois de Boulogne
on the lawn de la Muette

Pour l’occasion AFTAB proposera des animations pour les enfants, des boissons et snacks, nos DJ seront présents pour vous faire danser sur vos rythmes préférés.

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Los Angeles – Nowruz Parties

van-iSaturday March 20, 2010

Vanguard,  Hollywood Blvd

Green Door, Ivar Ave.

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Germany – LANXESS arena Nowruz

LANXESS-arena-2010-nowruzSaturday March 27, 2010
LANXESS arena, Cologne

Entertains include Andy, Faramarz Assef,  Mehrshad, Tara, Sattar, Gita. With dance floor capacity for more than 8000 people.

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USA - Shabeh Jomeh Norouz Celebrations

Thursday March 18, 2010
Seattle, Washington DC, New York, San Jose, Houston, and Beverly Hills

Shabeh Jomeh is a monthly gathering of Iranian professionals living in the metropolitan areas of major cities

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Netherlands – Kiosk Concert and Nowruz program

kiosk-world-zooSunday March 21, 2010
RASA, Utrecht

Kiosk concert
Nowruz program is suitable for young and old, will include Sahand Persian storyteller, Haji Firuz, dancer Shahrokh, and Iranian food.

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London - The British Iranian Business And Professional Society Norouz Gala

b-fSaturday March 27, 2010
Jumeirah Carlton Tower 7PM

Programme will include drinks reception followed by a three course dinner, live music and dance till late!

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Nowruz Event Directories

world-map-pA list of sites that offer information on various Nowruz celebrations, including concerts and clubs. International
Covers Europe
Covers USA

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Tehran - Chahar Shanbeh Souri Photographs

chahar-shanbeh-suri-iran-2010-000-iTuesday March 16, 2010

While the current Iranian government leaders do not want Iranians to celeberate this fire festival, people from all walks of life continue to do so, as if Iranians come with this fire-jumping gene!

This festival is the celebration of light (the good) winning over darkness (the bad). Photographs are from ISNA and Mehr, both considered state funded media, but they also have the gene!

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Washington DC - Georgetown University Iranian Cultural Society Nowruz Dinner Show

georgetown-eduSaturday March 27, 2010
Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall 6:30PM

Join the Georgetown University Iranian Cultural Society for its annual dinner show. There will be delicious Persian food, egg painting, performances by Georgetown and local students, as well as an afterparty with RadioJavan’s DJ Barbari!

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Southern California - Iranian American Muslim Association of North America Chaharshanbeh Soori

imanTuesday March 16, 2010

IMAN Youth Group celebrates Charshanbeh Soori at IMAN Center.
This program includes Music, traditional food booths and entertainment for children.

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