TEHRAN, Mar. 22 (MNA) – President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has sent Ayatollah Khamenei and President Rouhani New Year's salutations.
TEHRAN, Mar. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s permanent representative envoy to the UN Khoshroo hailed the advent of Nowruz as the culture of peace, moderation and friendship at the time when all those values are threatened by extremism and hostility around the world.
MASHHAD, Mar. 21 (MNA) – Persian News Year’s Eve had historically been celebrated in shrines and mausoleums across the nation as an augury to a year of plenty; the most famous of these is shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad, where thousands of the believers congregate in the shrine, March 21.
TEHRAN, Mar. 20 (MNA) – On the occasion of Nowruz New Year celebrations, Leader of Ayatollah Khamenei has issued his annual New Year message congratulating people, naming the upcoming year as “Resistance Economy: Production and Employment.”
By: Rahele Hesari
GORGAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – Many people took to the streets of Gorgan in Golestan province in the last days of the year for Nowruz shopping.
By: Ashraf Tabatabaei
TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – With the Spring and the New Year celebration around the corner, Shahid Mahallati Flower Market, one of the major centers in Tehran for supplying and planting flowers, is full of people who buy flowers to renew their houses.
By: Amin Berenjkar
SHIRAZ, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Ahead of Nowruz Shirazi people attend a ceremony to cook Samanu, which is a sweet paste made entirely from germinated wheat. The tradition has been traced back to the pre-Islamic Persia.
TEHRAN, Mar. 09 (MNA) – Niavaran Cultural Complex has hosted the 5th edition of joint celebration of Chinese and Iranian New Year on Thursday.
ANKARA, Jan. 17 (MNA) – The main suspect behind the deadly attack on an Istanbul nightclub during New Year's celebrations was arrested late Monday, according to security sources.
By: Majid Haghdoust
TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and social welfare Ali Rabiei and Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi visited St. Georg Church on the occasion of New Year. The church also includes a charity adult care center.
TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri in separate messages to his counterparts in Christian countries congratulated their people and governments on New Year.
By: Majid Haghdoust
TEHRAN, Jan. 01, (MNA) – New Year celebration was held Saturday evening in Saint Sarkis Cathedral in Tehran.
TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – In separate messages to his Christian counterparts across the globe, Iran’s Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces congratulated the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ and New Gregorian Calendar Year.
By: Maryam Davarnia
BOJNOURD, Apr. 02 (MNA) – The 13th of the Iranian month of Farvardin, known as ‘Sizdah Be-dar’, concludes the New Year holidays and marks the Day of Nature. A number of Iranians chose Bojnourd, the capital city of North Khorasan province, about 701 km from Tehran, as the location to spend time with family in nature. Bojnourd makes for a perfect holiday resort with its many historical and natural attractions, such as mineral water springs, small lakes, recreational areas, caves, protected areas and assorted hiking areas.
ZAHEDAN, Mar. 30 (MNA) – In the province of Sistan & Baluchestan, southeastern Iran, a traditional dance called 'raghs-e shamshir' (sword dance) which dates back as far as 3,000 years, includes many defensive and offensive techniques during which both dancers use steel swords and shields in a tense battle until one is symbolically defeated.
By: Amirali Razzaghi
SARI, Mar. 28 (MNA) – The first Iranian-Islamic national festival of 'Nowruz and Peace' was held Sunday morning in Sari, Mazandaran province.
By: Arian Nasrollahi
Sanandaj, Mar. 28 (MNA) – Nowruz ceremony was held in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, and the surrounding villages.
By: Ramin Saffari
MASHHAD, Mar. 20 (MNA) – Thousands of Iranian pilgrims celebrated Nowruz in Imam Reza Holy Shrine in Mashhad.
By: Maryam Kamyab
TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – As the Persian New Year, Nowruz, is fast approaching (March 20), Iranians make preparations for the great festival by going shopping for new clothes, as one of the many New Year traditions that Iranian people are still much fond of upholding.
TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – Iran’s Parliament speaker has sent message of felicitation to regional countries where Iranian New Year is officially celebrated as holiday.
TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – Deputy Minister Ali Younesi has attended opening ceremony of National Nowruz Ritual Exhibition in National Museum of Iran conference hall on Tuesday.
By: Ali Hamed Haghdoust
TABRIZ, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Tabriz historic Bazaar Complex, the largest covered bazaar in the world, situated in the city center of Tabriz, is nowadays the center of activity from people shopping for the coming Iranian New Year, Nowruz, on March 20.
Chinese Ambassador Pang Sen:
TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Speaking to Mehr News on the sidelines of the 4th Chinese Spring Festival held on March 3, 2016 in Niavaran Palace Complex in northern Tehran, Chinese Ambassador to Tehran, Mr. Pang Sen, said China and Iran have planned many events for enhancement of cultural cooperation.
TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Organized by Chinese Embassy in Tehran and Iran-China Friendship group, the 2016 Chinese Spring Festival was held in Niavaran Palace Complex in northern Tehran with many special programs to celebrate this special day in conjunction with Iranian Nowruz.
By: Marjohn Sheikhi
TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – On March 3, 2016, Niavaran Palace Complex in northern Tehran was the scene to a grand traditional festival of mixed Chinese-Iranian roots to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival and the coming Iranian Nowruz.
By: Maryam Kamyab
TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (MNA) – Chinese embassy in Tehran and Iran-China Friendship Association have jointly held celebration marking Chinese New Year and spring festivals as well as Iranian upcoming New Year, Nowruz, on March 21.
BOJNORD, Feb. 28 (MNA) – Municipal greenhouse nurseries in northeastern provincial capital city of Bojnord will prepare 130,000 flowers for Iran’s New Year’s Day ceremonies for the public.
By: Aboutaleb Nadri
GORGAN, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Muslim Chinese students of Al Mustafa International University in Gorgan, Golestan province, celebrated the Chinese New Year on Sunday.
By: Mohammadreza Abbassi & Mohammad Mohaimeni
TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Iranian Christians took part in the New Year's mass on December 31, 2015, at various churches across the country including the Saint Sarkis Church of Armenians in Tehran.
PARIS, Dec. 31 (MNA) – Around 10,000 military men are deployed in France in the context of the operation Sentry, which tightened security today, faced with the closeness of the New Year.