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Norooz (persian New Year) (12 photos)
by Farshid Faraji Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 75 N: 55] (365)

No Ruz, new day or New Year as the Iranians call it, is a celebration of spring Equinox.
It has been celebrated by all the major cultures of ancient Mesopotamia. Sumerians, 3000BC, Babylonians 2000 BC, the ancient kingdom of Elam in Southern Persia 2000BC, Akaddians all have been celebrating it in one form or another.

http://www.iranchamber.com/culture/articles/norooz_iranian_new_year.php

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