Nowruz – Persian New Year

In Global Lifestyleby Lisa Soldo-Johnson4 Comments

Each year beginning in February, my Persian friends prepare to celebrate one of the most important holidays of the year.  Nowruz is a traditional celebration of the Persian New Year celebrated as far back as 555 BC. Nowruz translates to “New Day” and was created to mark the beginning of spring. Nowruz is celebrated in many countries including Iran, Afghanistan, …