Dagestan marks Nowruz

Dagestan marks Nowruz

The Khivsky District of Dagestan has marked Nowruz (Ebeltsan in Tabasaran language, Yaran-Suvar in Lezgi language), SKFO.ru reports.

Nowruz means the coming of spring field works. Fire lit by a woman at the ceremony symbolizes clarity and flourishing. The Khivsky District has been marking Nowruz for 30 years.

Nowruz is marked for a week. Celebrations pass from one village to another.