Novruz

World celebrates Novruz holiday

Today, the Turkic and Iranian peoples are celebrating Novruz, a new year according to the astronomical solar calendar, which coincides with the vernal equinox. Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, congratulated …

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Mirziyoyev receives letter from Biden

Today, on the eve of the traditional eastern holiday of Novruz, US President Joseph Biden sent a message to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. In the letter he announced Washington's desire to see Tashkent among participants of the Afghan …

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Armenia and Azerbaijan's civil society can create peace platform

After decades of conflict, sustainable peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan can only be achieved through civil society-led reconciliation, Georgi Vanyan, a Chairman of the Caucasus Center of Peace-Making Initiatives, writes in the article The key to lasting peace in the Caucasus is reconciliation for Al Jazeera. On January 30, the trilateral working group comprised of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, which was formed in the wake of last year’s devastating 44-day conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh to oversee the re-establishment of transport links between the warring nations, held its first meeting in Moscow

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World celebrate Nowruz

Nowruz is celebrated worldwide today by the Iranian and Turkic peoples, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year. Nowruz is a holiday of spring, which marks the beginning of a new year according to …

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Azerbaijanis celebrate Wind Tuesday of Novruz

Today Azerbaijanis celebrate Yel Chershenbesi (Wind Tuesday), the third of the four festivals celebrated on the last four Tuesdays prior to the Novruz holiday. Four pre-holiday Tuesdays of Novruz are Su Chershenbesi (Water Tuesday), Od …

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Non-working days on Novruz, Ramadan and Gurban published

Azerbaijan has made public the days-off for the holidays of Novruz, Ramadan and Gurban in 2018. The Cabinet Ministers adopted a decision on holidays Novruz, Ramadan and Gurban for the next year. In compliance with this decision, in 2018 …

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Iranians prefer to celebrate Novruz in Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijan Tourism Association (AzTa) has summarized the results of spring holiday Novruz, which was held during the last decade week of March, AzTa head Nahid Bagirov said, adding that 17,000 Iranian tourists come to …

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Jewish Novruz

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

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 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 …

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