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Nowruz, an Ancient cultural heritage and great Iranian holiday

IRANIANS  – Nowruz has a long history in this ancient land. With its arrival, a new and fresh transformation is created in the nature. It adds beauty and radiance to the nature and the transformation it brings to the nature inspires love in people.

Nowruz is one of the happiest days that Iranians celebrate every year and mark it as an ancient national holiday in the most beautiful way.

This tradition is rooted in our Iranian culture; in fact, holding celebrations has a high place in the culture of Iran. It is interesting to know that every day had a special name in the ancient Iranian calendar, and in all months, on the same day, they celebrated that day. So they used to celebrate various events such as Abangan, Tirgan, Mordadgan and Mehregan over the years.

Of course, apart from these celebrations, other ceremonies such as Yalda, Gahanbara, Sedeh and… have been held, one of the most important of which is the Nowruz celebration, which now has a history of three thousand years and one of It is the oldest national holiday in the world.

The tradition of Nowruz is attributed to Jamshid the Achaemenid and it is said that he had a world cup in which he saw everything in which the irony is clear and conscious. Nowruz is an Iranian ritual and a relic of the Aryan people that coincides with the beginning and arrival of the earth at the equinox. Spring means the day of Farvardin and continues until the sixth of this month, the birthday of Zoroaster, the great prophet of Iran.

This celebration has been going on for a long time. In many works of historians, including in the history of Tabari, Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh and foreign works, Nowruz is attributed to Jamshid, Shah of Iran and in some others to Kiomars, and it is due to the beginning of spring, the equalization of day and night and from The resumption of the sunshine and the moderation of nature are considered the best days of the year. Some historians consider this day as the day of Jamshid’s accession to the throne and his coronation: (Jamshid) sat on the throne at the delivery of the sun to the point of carrying that day. Ferdowsi also believes that on the first day of Farvardin, he spread justice on the earth and cut off the evil court’s hand and sat on the throne.






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