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Nowrūz
نوروز
Nevruz
NowrūzنوروزNevruz
Significance New year holiday
Date March 20, 21 or 22
Celebrations The Haftsin setting, Chahârshanbe Sûrî, Sizdah Bedar, etc.

Nowruz (Persian: نوروز, meaning "[The] New Day", IPA: [nouˈɾuːz]; Kurdish: Newroz; Turkish: Nevruz) it is what the Iranians call their New Year. It is one of the ancient celebrations which has survived throughout history and is considered to be a day in which new good things start.

Nowruz is an Ancient Persian new year holiday, celebrated in early spring 20 - 21 March. Khurdish and in Middle East and many other countries in Central Asia including Iran, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Afghanistan celebrate this event on 21 - 22 March. It is considered to be one of the most important celebrations of Persians.

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