Noruz


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Noun1.Noruz - (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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BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / - Prime Minister Haider Abadi stressed the commitment to pay the salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region, and will be spent before the holidays of Noruz.
during Noruz holiday (New Year, according to Persian calendar), the time that mostly people watch TV, as they are back home and probably eat dinner.
STATISTICAL STUDY OF TRAFFIC CASUALTIES AT NORUZ OF 2008 IN IRAN (FROM 15 MARCH 2008 TO 3 APRIL 2008) Iran: Scientific Information Database (SID).
Among Sorush, Noruz, Dorud, Salman, and Frouzan fields which were introduced in IPC Conerence, the last two have the priority because of the Ministry of Petroleum's policy to develop the joint fields," Saeid Hafezi told Shana.
Noruz holiday is rich with ancient traditions and games.
With funds contributed by members of the Iranian-American community and the annual NoRuz at the Met Benefit held in recent years at the Museum, all of the illustrations to Shah Tahmasp's Shahnameh were published in color for the first time in 2011 in a single-volume edition.
In 2005, Iran submitted two files supporting masterpiece-of-the-intangible-heritage applications, one on behalf of ta'zie or shabikhani (a form of religious tragedy unique to Shiite Islam) and the second concerning the rituals of Noruz (the New Year coinciding with the spring equinox).
Kyrgyz delegation visited Ahal province, where the Noruz celebration was held on March 19-22.
Last year, Noruz (Iranian New Year) and the titles and items of the Iranian music were also registered on UNESCO's list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
celebration of the Noruz and lasts through to September.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has also sent a cable of greetings to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran on Iranian New Year Noruz.
Drama about the life of a girl in Afghanistan, starring Nikbakht Noruz.