Category Archives: Persian New Year

When is Persian new year?

Photo: Katayoun Amjadi   Persian New Year, or Nowruz, explained By Caroline Framke   A beautiful Nowruz haft-seen, courtesy of Katyoun Amjadi.In Iran, the idea of “spring cleaning” isn’t just a seasonal excuse to gut your closet; it’s the basis of a national holiday dating back millennia. Every year, millions celebrate Persian New Year, or Nowruz […]