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2011 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

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Maryland: Johns Hopkins University’s Nowruz Banquet

Johns Hopkins UniversitySunday, March 27, 2011
Charles Commons Ballroom, Baltimore 6:30pm

Iranian Cultural Society of Johns Hopkins University looking forward to celebrating Nowruz with all of you


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New Jersey: Mehr Humanitarian Society 13bedar

Mehr-Humanitarian-SocietySaturday, April 2, 2011
Liberty State Park 12pm

Come Join Mehr Humanitarian Society for 13bedar at Liberty State Park! Food can be preordered. Enjoy a day of music, food, games, dancing, beautiful view, and just great company!


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The International Organization of Turkic Culture Presents A Nevruz Celebration in USA

turksoyThursday March 24, 2011 – UN General Assembly
Saturday March 26, 2001 – New York City’s Town Hall
Monday March 28, 2011 – Lincoln Theater Washington DC

Over 150 musicians and dancers from 11 different Turkic nations will be uniting for the epic US debut concert series Nevruz. The concert celebrates the New Year holiday Nevruz, observed in most part of Eurasia.


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Washington DC: Georgetown University Nowruz

Georgetown-University-Nowruz-2011-iSaturday, March 26, 2011
Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall 7pm
Georgetown University

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 DJ Arshia!


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Connecticut: The Foundation of Iranian of Connecticut's Chahar Shanbeh Souri and Nowruz 2011

Foundation-of-Iranians-of-ConnecticutTuesday March 15, 2011
West Haven Italian American 6pm

Saturday, March 26, 2011
Aqua Turf Club 7pm
Plantsville, CT


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USA: Radio Javan Norooz Parties

Radio-Javan-AJA-Lounge-Atlanta-iFriday, March 11, 2011
La Vida, Los Angeles 10pm

Friday, March 18, 2011
AJA Lounge, Atlanta 10:30pm

Saturday, March 19, 2011
Cities Lounge, Washington DC 10pm

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New York: Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York Navroze

Zoroastrian-Association-of-Greater-New-YorkSaturday, March 26, 2011
Pomona Darbe-Mehr, Suffern

This is going to a fun-filled evening with a lot of activities ranging from the Annual General Meeting of ZAGNY, Elections for the new ZAGNY Board 2011-2014, Silent Auction for the 2012 N.A. Zarathushti Congress, Announcement of the winner of the Gara Raffle. And of course dance, music and scrumptious food. Not something you would want to miss !

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Maryland: Azerbaijani Novruz Holiday Celebration

United-States-Azerbaijan-Chamber-of-CommerceSunday, March 20, 2011
Glenview Mansion 2-6pm

The Azerbaijan Trade and Cultural Center cordially invites you to the annual Novruz Holiday Celebration, featuring Azerbaijani music, dance, food and activities!

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Virginia: Mosaïque presents No Rooz Dinner Show and Dance Party

Troupe-Eshveh-iSunday, March 27, 2011
Bamian Afghan Restaurant

Join us for a celebration of the Persian New Year and the arrival of spring! Featuring contemporary and classical Persian dance, along with theatrical Middle Eastern folklore dances performed by Katayoun with Troupe Eshveh and Mosaique students.

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USA: Give Back this Norooz

National-Iranian-American-CouncilSaturday, March 12, 2011

The Iranian New Year, Norooz, is a time of year to celebrate family, friends and the rebirth of nature.  It’s also a time for spring cleaning ‘khouneh tekouni’ and, according to some, setting the tone for the year ahead.


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Florida - Iranian American Society of Daytona Beach Chahar-Shanbeh-Soori

Iranian-American-Society-of-Daytona-Beach-iTuesday, March 15, 2011
Frank Rendon Park, Daytona Beach Shores

IAS will provide the firewood, fireworks, hot dogs and soft drinks. Participants may bring additional snacks if desired. Everyone is encouraged to bring a jacket and small flashlight, as there are few lights in the park after dark.


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Virginia: George Mason University Norouz Show 1390

George-Mason-University-Persian-ClubFriday, March 11, 2011
GMU Center For The Arts Building

Come join the GMU Persian Club in celebrating the Norooz 1390 with our annual Norooz Show held in George Mason University’s prestigious Center for the Arts building. Join us for a great time filled with amazing student talent: music, dancing, laughs, and singing. Guest appearance: Max Amini.

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New York: 8th Persian Day Parade 2011 & Chaharshanbeh Souri

new-york-Persian-Parade-2011-iSunday, April 10th, 2011
Parade starts: Madison Ave and 38th St. 12 Noon
Festivity will continue at Madison Square Park

Tuesday March 15, 2011
Chaharshanbeh Souri in NJ

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Virginia: IP Society of Iranian Americans Nowrooz Ball 2011

uspatentSaturday, March 12th, 2011
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria

A celebration of Persian New year and the coming of the Spring

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Virginia: Nowrooz Bazaar to benefit children

Save-The-ChildrenSunday, March 13, 2011
Coutryard by Marriott
Tyson Corner, VA

This Program is presented by Washington DC Council of Save The Children. %100 of profit from the sales will be donated to children in need. All your donations are Tax deductible as permitted by IRS.

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Boston: Iranian Association of Boston Celebrates Norouz 1390

Iranian-Association-BostonSaturday, March 19, 2011
Park Plaza Hotel

Join Iranian Association of Boston, Shahyad, Aftab Dance Group and DJ Kamran to celeberate Norouz.

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New York - Iranian American Society of New York Nowruz Gala

IASNYSaturday March 19, 2011
North Hills Country Club

Join the Iranian American Society of New York and Kamran for Nowruz Gala

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New Jersey: Banou's Annual Nowruz Gala 2011

banouFriday, March 11, 2011
Rockleigh Country Club (Rockleigh, NJ)

Join Banou organization’s Nowruz 2011 Gala for cocktail, dinner, and prizes. Musical guest is Bijan Mortazavi.

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Virginia - Moms Against Poverty Norouz Dinner and Fundraiser

moms-against-povertySaturday, March 12, 2011
Cherry Blossom Restaurant and Banquet Hall
Sterling, VA

Join us for an evening filled with fun, music, dancing and delicious food celebrating Norouz while raising funds to support childeren living in poverty in Iran, US, Cambodia and Afghanistan.

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Washington: Nowruz, A Persian New Year Celebration at Smithsonian

Smithsonian-iSunday, March 13 2011
Freer Gallery, Sackler Gallery

Dance, play, and feast your way into the Persian New Year at the Freer and Sackler. The museums’ third annual Nowruz celebration features attractions for all ages, including elaborate haft-sin tables displaying auspicious New Year’s items; chess and backgammon, a game invented in ancient Persia; “fire” jumping.

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New York: Persian Arts Festival Norooz Celebration

Persian-Arts-Festival-Norooz-2011-iSaturday, March 26, 2011

We are thrilled to present one of our most exciting lineups for our 5th Annual Norooz Celebration!  Come join us on Saturday, March 26th at the 92YTribeca for an incredible evening of film, theater, poetry, art and music!

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Persian New Year, Norooz 1390 - 2011 Times تحویل سال

150px-earth-lighting-equinox_enNowruz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the Iranian year. It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox (the start of spring in the northern hemisphere), which usually occurs either on March 20 on March 21.

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