Nowruz is all about saying goodbye to Winter and hello to Spring!
The first day of Iranian New Year (Nowruz) is Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Nowruz: The Persian New Year
Norooz is the most important holiday in Iran, marking the official New Year of the country. It is the first day of Farvardin, the first month of the Iranian solar calendar. Norooz has been celebrated for over 3,000 years Iran.
Tehran During Nowruz
Thanks to Nowruz, Tehran is all peaceful and quiet, as millions of people will be out of town to enjoy the holidays. City officials make special arrangements before Nowruz to make city nicer and cleaner during the new holidays.
Sizdah Be-Dar (also romanized as Sizdahbedar and Sizdah Bedar, frequently stylized as “13 Bedar”) (literally: 13th in outdoors) is a festival in the Iranian culture, and part of the Nowruz new year celebration rituals
Aroos-e Gooli or Naz Khanoom in Persian, which means the bride’s flower, is a symbol of the spring and the beautiful nature in this season; therefore, they choose their dress from the variety of colors of this season.