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Spring Equinox: Persian New Year, Norooz 1391 (2012)

There’s no rooz like Norooz! Norooz (Persian: New day) 1391 is here. Is your haft seen set? Do you have on some new clothes? Are you getting ready to meet up with your family, eat some food–probably sabzi polo and mahi (rice with greens/herbs and fish)–have a good time, laugh it out with your kin, […]

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Countdown to Norooz 2011 (1390) Exact Date and Time

The countdown begins! Norooz 2011/1390 is almost is here… Are you prepared? Have you bought yourself a new set of clothes to wear at your family Norooz celebration? You better hurry. The 2011 Vernal (Spring) Equinox is coming, whether you’re ready or not.

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Norooz: Freer and Sackler Galleries Celebrate the Persian New Year

For the second year, the Freer and Sackler galleries will mark the Persian New Year, known as “Nowruz,” with traditional displays of the haft sin table, fire jumping, storytelling, live music, art making, delicious food and more. The Persian New Year formally begins March 20, the first day of spring, but the Freer and Sackler […]

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Camp Ayandeh 2009: From Building Trust to Becoming a Team Leader

Games of vasati under blue skies, evening celebrations of Iranian holidays, and music of the Daf and Tombak – these activities only begin to describe the week at Camp Ayandeh 2009.

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Norooz: Message to the Iranian People from President Barack Obama

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY_utC-hrjI] Check out a Norooz/Nowruz/Norouz message from the President of the United States of America: Barack Obama!! He quotes Sa’adi, and even sends us an “Eid-eh shoma moBARACK“. (Although, Noroozetaan Pirooz would have been more authentic in language… but we’re not complaining, just hoping that maybe next year they’ll leave the Arabic word; mobarak out.)

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Norooz: Message to the Iranian People from President Barack Obama

Check out a Norooz/Nowruz/Norouz message from the President of the United States of America: Barack Obama!! He quotes Sa’adi, and even sends us an “Eid-eh shoma moBARACK“. (Although, Noroozetaan Pirooz would have been more authentic in language… but we’re not complaining, just hoping that maybe next year they’ll leave the Arabic word; mobarak out.)

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