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International Day of Nowruz Featured

International Day of Nowruz

International Day of Nowruz is celebrated since 2010.

With the proposal to bring a new date in the calendar of the United Nations performed the governments of several countries, including Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Albania, Macedonia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Turkey. On February 23, the General Assembly adopted the initiative of these countries and assigned March, 21 as International holiday - Day of Nowruz.

 

Nowruz - the New Year holiday in a number of nations of Eurasia, it also marks the first day of spring and the renewal of nature. The origin of the holiday is rooted in the pre-literate era of human history.


According to ancient custom, on the eve of Nowruz people need to clean up in their homes, to put the yards and gardens in order, pay off debts. The holiday table is usually spread by round cakes made of wheat, barley, millet, corn and other cereals. In Nowruz is usually are cooked foods from seven products (mostly vegetables).

 

In 2009, Nowruz was included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The UN believes that the festival helps to promote the values of peace and solidarity within between generations and within families as well as reconciliation and neighborliness.

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