Which Countries Celebrate Nowruz?-Why is Nowruz Celebrated?

Why is Nowruz celebrated?

Brief history of Nowruz day and its meaning 
The word Nowruz (Novruz, Navruz, Nooruz, Nevruz, Nauryz), means fresh day, its spelling and accent may vary by country.

Which Countries Celebrate Nowruz
Which Countries Celebrate Nowruz
Nowruz is not new to Iranians, it is celebrated by different ethnic groups worldwide, it is a festival based on the Persian Solar and Hijry calendar, on the spring equinox. On or about 21 March on the Gregorian calendar. The guest is that in many there is a federal holiday and people visit their relatives and picnic.

Is Nowruz part of Islam or not?

Nowruz day began from the Persian Religion Zoroastrianism and is the root of Iranian tradition, now, it is celebrated by diverse communities’ people for over 3,000 years in Western Asia. Moreover, it Secular holiday, and people of several religions and different faith backgrounds celebrate it. Nowruz goes on a holy day for Zoroastrianism, it is also important for Muslim Communities.

recent starting of Nowruz Day 

Nowruz marks the initial day of spring, generally, occur the 21st of March, it is celebrated by more than 300 million people across the world, as New Year's Day,


 Which countries celebrate Nowruz?

In 2010, it was declared National Festival Day by the United nation Assembly with the resolution of  A/RES/64/253, it is a purpose that different countries will celebrate this day equally under the agenda item of peace and culture, its fellow states of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Albania, and etc. the previous Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan Tajikistan all these states jointly introduce a draft resolution ( A/64/L.30) entitled international day of Nowruz to the forward sixty-four session of the General Assembly of the United Nation for its Concern and keeping.

United nation History of Nowruz Day 

In the seventy-one conference held on 23 February 2010, the inclusion of Nowruz in the General Assembly greeted it, and it was accepted as the heritage of humanity by the United Nations Education, and Cultural Organization and Scientific on thirteen September 2009. It also acknowledged 21 March as the International Day of Nowruz, the invited and interested member countries, the United nation mainly agencies, programs, and funds, chiefly the United Nations, Educational, Organization Scientific, and Cultural, and involved regional organizations and international, the same non-governmental organizations, to partake in events prepared by States where Nowruz is distinguished.

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