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2011 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


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Music: Uzbekistan’s Yulduz Usmonova, Namekuni

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As Uzbekistan’s most popular singer, she regularly appeared in concerts and has released several albums. In 2008, Usmonova emigrated to Turkey citing dissatisfaction with political involvement,  the problems with the control of state in Uzbekistan over where a singer is allowed to sing.

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Nowrouz 2011: Eleven countries celebrate Persian New Year nationally

Norooz-flagsNowruz with different spelling shows up in official calendars of Iran, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Autonomous Region of Kurdistan (part of Iraq) and Georgia.

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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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