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Tajikistan Celebrates the Beginning of Spring

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Tajikistan, Arts & Culture, Citizen Media

On March 20-21, people in Tajikistan celebrate Navruz [1] (Nowruz), an ancient festival that marks the beginning of spring and is often referred to as the “Persian New Year”. 

Icekandar congratulates [2] [ru] the readers of his blog:

Here comes Navruz, the best and most cheerful holiday! This holiday is not like other celebrations. [Navruz] means a lot to our country and our people. Navruz is like a bridge that links contemporary Tajikistan with our ancestors and their culture…

Happy Navruz to everyone!

News website ozodagon.tj presents [3] several videos showing how the festival is celebrated in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.