New Year in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan is celebrated on March 21 known as Nauryz, Navruz, Nawrouz, Nevruz, Nooruz, Novruz, Nowrouz or Nowruz. For two weeks various customs take place including a special meal, family visits, public rituals and street performances to encourage peaceful communities, transmitted by participation.
Series: 2016 inscriptions on the Representative List
Credits: Shaban Mirshokraei, director. Iranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO), co-producer.
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