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2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


2009 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


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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Tehran - Sa'ad Abad Cultural Complex concluded 5 day Nowruz celeberation

Saad-Abad-Cultural-Complex-iFeb 28 -March 4 2010
Cultural Historical Museum Palace Hall
Closing ceremony in Ivan Hall

Day one of the festival was dedicated to “Nowruz and cultural heritage”, the second day to “Nowruz and Tourism”,  third day to “Nowruz and Handicrafts”, and fourth day to “Nowruz and the environment”.

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New Year, Norouz 1389 - 2010 Times تحویل سال

Vernal Equinox       Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 17:32:13 UTC
Tehran                  Saturday, March 20, 2010, 09:02:13 PM
San Francisco        Saturday, March 20, 2010, 10:32:13 AM

London                 Saturday, March 20, 2010, 05:32:13 PM
Hong Kong            Sunday, March 21, 2010, 01:32:13 AM

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