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Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nauryz, Nooruz,  Nowruz, Neyruz, Nowruz, Nayruz. ©UNESCO 2015
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Nawrouz, Novruz, Nowrouz, Nauryz, Nooruz, Nowruz, Neyruz, Nowruz, Nayruz

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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.


on this subject: Nomination File/Dossier de candidature

Place/Country: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Series: 2016 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Credits: Shaban Mirshokraei, director. Iranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO), co-producer.
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Rights/Droits: Iranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO)

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