Nowruz نوروز meaning ‘New Day’ is the traditional new year ceremony in Afghanistan and countries in Central Asia. In Persian or Dari, ‘now نو’ means new and ‘ruz روز’ means day. In Pashto language it is pronounced as نوورځ – “Naw-Wraz” (New Day). This day March 21 is recognized by The United Nations General Assembly as the “International Day of Nowruz”.
It’s is the first day of Spring also referred to Persian new year ceremony and here are 5 things that Afghan People all over the world do to celebrate Nowruz.