Spring brings warmer weather, longer days and Nowruz, the Persian New Year. The celebration of Nowruz begins the moment the sun crosses the equator on the vernal equinox. This usually occurs on March 21st. Your friends from Western Asia, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Black Sea Basin
To celebrate families and friends take time to clean their homes, their belongings and buy new clothes symbolizing a fresh start. Over the next two weeks, they gather together to visit and share meals. They reach out to all of their loved ones and wish them a Nowruz Mobarak (Happy New Year).