Nowruz which means “new day” is a holiday marking the arrival of spring

and the first day of the year in Iran, whose solar calendar begins with the vernal equinox.

Nowruz has been celebrated in Iran and the Persian diaspora for more than 3,000 years.

Nowruz is celebrated by Kurds in Iraq and Turkey, as well as by the Iranis, Shias and Parsis in the Indian subcontinent and diaspora

Is Nowruz a religious holiday? Nowruz is a festival that has been celebrated for thousands of years.

Which God is Worshipped on navroz? They believe in the existence of one invisible God, called Ahura Mazda. 

What is Nowruz Shia? Nowruz is celebrated by people in Iran, Zoroastrians, Shias and Ismaili Muslims.

At times, they would host more than 40 people in a small place.