International Day of Novruz

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Novruz International Day      

The Turksoy (organization of Turkic culture) organizes a concert to celebrate Nowrouz which marks the beginning of spring and the new year in local traditions. Included on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009 as a cultural tradition shared by several countries, the Nowrouz promotes values of peace, solidarity among generations and within families, reconciliation and good neighbourly relations, thereby contributing to cultural diversity and friendship among peoples of different communities.

The United Nations General Assembly recognized March 21 as International Day of Novruz on February 23, 2010.
By invitation, limited seating capacity. Contact: 01 45 68 05 16, fax 01 45 68 56 40,


Type of Event Concert
Start 29.03.2010 15:30 local time
End 29.03.2010 20:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Delegation of Azerbaijan/Délégation de Azerbaïdjan
Organizer Turksoy
Contact 01 45 68 05 16, fax 01 45 68 56 40,
Country France
City Paris
Street 125 avenue de Suffren
Room Room I
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 1300
Official Website
Link 1 Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
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