Round Table on Nowrouz

This round table provides the occasion to share thoughts on this traditional celebration, its meaning and the heritage it represents.

It gives echoes to the inscription of Nowrouz on the Representative List of The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Nowrouz marks the new year and the beginning of spring across a very large geographical area, including Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan.

The United Nations General Assembly recognized March 21 as International Day of Novruz on February 23, 2010 .


Type of Event Special Event
Start 31.03.2010 08:00 local time
End 31.03.2010 11:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Delegation of Iran/Délégation de Iran
Organizer Permanent Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran to UNESCO
Contact 01 45 68 33 00, 01 45 68 33 01 –
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 1, rue Miollis
Room Room XIII
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Arabic
Estimated number of participants
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