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Tajikistan Celebrates the Beginning of Spring

Written by Alexander Sodiqov On 21 March 2014 @ 12:09 pm | 2 Comments

In Arts & Culture, Central Asia & Caucasus, Citizen Media, English, Quick Reads, Russian, Tajikistan

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.


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[1] Navruz: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nowruz

[2] congratulates: http://icekandar.livejournal.com/7654.html

[3] presents: http://ozodagon.tj/15444-tabrikoti-navrzii-ubaydulloev-baroi-sokinoni-poytaht.html

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