Novruz

Jewish Novruz

Jewish Novruz

For the first time the holiday was celebrated in Israel only 10 years ago

 Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz (Nowruz, Nuruz, Nevruz, Nauryz, Nooruz in different languages) is the beginning of the New Year, connected with the astronomical, that is natural natural event - the spring equinox, when the day becomes longer than the night. Navruz is not …

World muslims mark Nowruz

World muslims mark Nowruz

Nowruz is the holiday also known as the Iranian New Year, which is celebrated worldwide by the Iranian and Turkic peoples, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year. The UN's 64th General …

Baku to host concert for children dedicated to Novruz

Baku to host concert for children dedicated to Novruz

A concert for children dedicated to Novruz will be held in Baku in the Heydar Aliyev Palace on March 24, the press service of the palace reported. Guests of the event will be able to see the performances of Asiman dance group, Dəcəl …

Ali Khamenei pardons prisoners on eve of Norouz

Ali Khamenei pardons prisoners on eve of Norouz

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pardoned and commuted jail terms of a large number of eligible inmates on the eve of Norouz holidays.  The decree was issued at the request of …

Su Chershenbesi - first Tuesday before Novruz celebrated in Azerbaijan

Su Chershenbesi - first Tuesday before Novruz celebrated in Azerbaijan

Novruz is the holiday celebrated in Azerbaijan with the arrival of spring. Preparation for the holiday begins with the Water Tuesday (Su Chershenbesi), which is celebrated on February 21 this year. Tuesdays are key days in a week. Four …

Azerbaijan to celebrate Novruz for nine days

Azerbaijan to celebrate Novruz for nine days

Azerbaijani will have nine non-working days during the Novruz holiday in 2017.   According to the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, 20-24 March will be marked as an official holiday. As 18, 19, 25 and 26 March fall on …

Vitaly Suchkov: We want Moscow to be the standard of interethnic relations

Vitaly Suchkov: "We want Moscow to be the standard of interethnic relations"

The deputy head of the department of ethnic policy, inter-regional relations and tourism speaks about the inter-ethnic situation in the capital of Russia

Novruz: spring comes to Moscow

Novruz: spring comes to Moscow

Multilingual, multi-religious Moscow continues the traditions of the spring equinox festival

Ali Khamenei: direct talks with the United States cause damage only to Iran

Ali Khamenei: direct talks with the United States cause damage only to Iran

Speaking on the occasion of Novruz, which means the beginning of a new year in Iran, Iranian spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that direct talks between the Islamic Republic and the United States …

Curfew introduced in provinces of Turkey, Novruz canceled

Curfew introduced in provinces of Turkey, Novruz canceled

Interior Minister of Turkey, Efka Ala, has informed about introduction of curfew in the center of Şırnak and seven provinces of the country. Also, as TASS writes, some Turkish cities have canceled festivities in connection with spring …

Happy Novruz!

Happy Novruz!

Today in Moscow, in the pavilion 75 of VDNKH, citywide events dedicated to the spring holiday Novruz officially started. Their opening was attended by representatives of 20 different nationalities and states. As Iran's Ambassador to …

Sargsyan congratulates Khamenei and Rouhani on Novruz

Sargsyan congratulates Khamenei and Rouhani on Novruz

Today, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has congratulated the head of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, on Novruz. As Sputnik Armenia writes, …

Police prevent terrorists from ruining Novruz in Izmir

Police prevent terrorists from ruining Novruz in Izmir

An action with the use of 'Molotov cocktails' and homemade explosives, which an unnamed organization intended to conduct under the cover of Novruz, has been prevented in Izmir. The Anadolu news agency writes that police detained …

Burgers with kazi in honor of Nowruz appear in Kazakh KFC

Burgers with kazi in honor of Nowruz appear in Kazakh KFC

The KFC company reported about adding sandwiches and hamburgers with the traditional Kazakh sausage kazi, made from horsemeat, to the menu of its Kazakh restaurants. As the representative of the Caspian International Restaurants …

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Azerbaijani people on Novruz

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Azerbaijani people on Novruz

On Wednesday Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev congratulated the Azerbaijani people on the occasion of the Novruz holiday. The head of state noted that this holiday, "has very ancient roots on the Azerbaijani …

Central Bank of Azerbaijan dispels rumors about devaluation of manat

Central Bank of Azerbaijan dispels rumors about devaluation of manat

The head of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan, Elman Rustamov, has dispelled rumors about the manat's further devaluation on the eve of Novruz. Rustamov noted that the Azerbaijani manat is strengthening. In addition, the state …

Azerbaijan to celebrate Novruz for eight days

Azerbaijan to celebrate Novruz for eight days

March 20-24 will be marked as an official holiday in Azerbaijan. The corresponding decision was taken by the Cabinet of Ministers of the country, according to the website of the Azerbaijani government. However, given the fact …