Persian New Year Haft-Sin Table

Nowruz (Persian New Year)

Nowruz, new day or New Year as the Iranians call it, is a celebration of spring Equinox. It has ‎been celebrated by all the major cultures of ancient Mesopotamia. Sumerians (3000BC), ‎Babylonians (2000 BC), the ancient kingdom of Elam in Southern Persia (2000BC), Akaddians all ‎have been celebrating it in one form or another. What we have today as Nowruz with its’ unique ‎Iranian characteristics has been celebrated for at least 3000 years and is deeply rooted in the ‎traditions of Zoroastrian belief system.

Iranian New Year start in first of Farvardin month (Persian Calendar) which is equal with 21th of March.



Check out the links bellow for more information:

Persian New Year Nowruz


All the information you need on Nowruz (Iranian Persian New Year)

Chaharshanbe Soori Iranian New Year

Chaharshanbe Suri

One of the most popular celebrations performed before the New Year

Haft-sin table Persian tradition Iranian events

Haft – Sin Table

Haft – Sin Table is an important part of the Nowruz tradition

Nowruz Isfahan UNESCO site Iran

Traveling In Nowruz

Traveling during the Persian New Year holiday can be challenging