UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2016
Description: New Year in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan is celebrated on March 21 known as Nauryz, Navruz, Nawrouz, Nevruz, Nooruz, Novruz, Nowrouz or Nowruz. For two weeks various customs take place including a special meal, family visits, public rituals and street performances to encourage peaceful communities, transmitted by participation.
Country(ies): Afghanistan; Azerbaijan; India; Iran (Islamic Republic of); Iraq; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Pakistan; Tajikistan; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
© Iranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO), 2015
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