Nowruz (not Norooz) Countdown
Nowruz ( spelling as per the Encyclopædia Iranica) … marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the Iranian year. It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, start of spring, which may occur on March 20th, 21st or 22nd.
The word comes from the old Persian: nava=new + rəzaŋh=day/daylight, meaning “new day/daylight”. In the modern Persian: no=new + rouz=day; “new day”.
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