Persian New Year 2024

Nowruz is all about saying goodbye to Winter and hello to Spring!

Nowruz 2024 Date and Time

Nowruz time in IRAN

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
چهارشنبه، ۱ فروردین ۱۴۰۳

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Nowruz celebrates the start of the Persian spring festival around March 21 every year. It occurs the moment of the March equinox.

Persian New Year festival (Nowruz Bazaar)

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.

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How does Tehran look like during Iranian Nowruz

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.

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Sizdah-bedar Festival - Iranians Celebrating Nature's Day

Sizdah Be-dar

Sizdah Bedar is an Iranian festival held annually on the thirteenth day of Farvardin (the first month of the Iranian calendar), during which people spend time picnicking outdoors. It marks the end of the Nowruz holidays in Iran.

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The Persian New Year

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