Nowruz

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Noun1.Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
Farsi, Persian - the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms
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Just as we do on Diwali, my family celebrates and partakes in celebrations of Eid Al-Fitr, Eid Al-Adha, UAE National Day, Christmas, Easter, Halloween, Navruz, Onam, Navratri, Durga Puja, Pongal, Uttran, Baisakhi, Holi and tens of global culture-based festivities.
Thanks to the state independence, we revived one of our greatest ancestors' holiday - navruz, which has over 5000 year history and made it a world holiday.
Ays Tea by Navruz International benefited from the company's distribution potential and reached a high number of consumers to hold a 16% off-trade value share at the end of the review period.
Not-allowing Uzbek, Turkmen and Baloch people to educate in their own languages; burning Turkic books; destroying ancient Buddha sculptures of Bamiyan, Hazaristan; banning of Navruz celebration that does not belong to Afghan culture; and changing the name of cities, districts and villages are other examples.
Such was the case in Uzbekistan where this rehabilitation was officially recognized by presidential decree in February 1989, followed by the creation of the Navruz Foundation and then the Navruz International Charity Foundation in 1992.
Intelligence refers to the tasks carried out by an object equipped with intricate and accurate recognition functions, correct thinking and judgment capabilities, as well as effective implementation features (Ritter, Kilinc, Navruz, & Bae, 2011).
Navruz is symbolic to this common heritage, President Zardari said in his remarks at the Navruz International Conference-2012 here, which marked the beginning of Navruz celebrations in the Central Asian state of Tajikistan.
Uzun yillar Komunist Partisinin bir uyesi olan Lezgilerden Navruz Nezirov'un, "Men fikirlesirem ki peygamber, Kur'an-i Kerim, peygamberin kelamlari, hadislerini bize kadagan edenler bizden ne isteyirdiler?
However, one can say without any doubt that the festive ceremonies and events held to welcome Navruz, which now festively enters our land and stands as a symbol of rejuvenation, renovation and beginning of oriental New Year, surely cannot be compared to any holiday.
On the occasion of the Navruz spring festivity, Uzbekistan's Permanent Delegation to UNESCO Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, Islam Karimov's younger daughter, held on March 15 a cultural event devoted to Uzbek literature and arts at the Uzbek embassy in Washington.
These days all our compatriots, both senior and young, do welcome with joy, delight and open hearts the symbol of spring, rejuvenation and revival - the holiday of Navruz that enters our homes with blessed spirit by saying: "Welcome to our land, the world of Navruz
All the events of the SCO summit will be held in the State Complex Kohi Navruz (Palace of Nowruz).