Traditional Celebrations and Festivals of Persia

The world continues to celebrate in the Persian tradition
19Mar, 2024

Nowruz The Persian New Year History

Mar 19, 2024 |0 Comments

In 2010, the UN General Assembly recognized March 21st as the International Day of Nowruz and in 2016, Nowruz was officially inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity [...]

20Mar, 2023

2023 Nowruz

Mar 20, 2023 |0 Comments

Happy Nowruz 2023 Astronomical Vernal Equinox  - March 20th 5:24 PM In previous years, we have written about the history of Nowruz and the traditions, such as the Haft-Sin table, that accompany the traditions [...]

24Dec, 2021

Yalda Light Over Darkness

Dec 24, 2021 |1 Comment

Wishing you a joyous Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, Solstice, Bodhi, Lidat, Yalda, Zarathosht Diso, Pancha Ganapatii, and Happy New Year! Ever wonder, how our ancestors found the inspiration to celebrate life and the [...]

23Mar, 2021

Nowruz Pirooz

Mar 23, 2021 |0 Comments

Happy Nowruz, the celebration of the Persian New Year and first day of Spring! As it happens, Nowruz 2021 was particularly well timed and meaningful. The date of Nowruz is determined by the Persian [...]

20Mar, 2021

The Story of Nowruz

Mar 20, 2021 |0 Comments

Enjoy this beautiful presentation from the YAS foundation which provides an overview of the celebration of Nowruz.