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Persian New Year The Everlasting Nowruz – Celebration of Peace, Joy & Harmony

By: Khosro Esfandiar Mehrfar (Courtesy Los Angeles Times)  –  Every year around March 20th at Spring Equinox when day & night are of equal length (hence the Latin root of the word Equinox) & when Sun passes the celestial equator, people of Persian heritage around the  world celebrate the end …

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International Day of Nowruz

The word Nowruz (NoRooz, Novruz, Navruz, Nooruz, Nevruz, Nauryz), means new day; its spelling and pronunciation may vary by country. Nowruz marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually occurs on 21 March. It is celebrated as the beginning …

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