New Year Celebration



  • بازار خرید شب عید در گرگان 2017-03-17 20:27

    By: Rahele Hesari

    Nowruz shopping in Gorgan

    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.

  • بازار گل 2017-03-14 19:58

    By: Ashraf Tabatabaei

    Mahallati Flower Market on eve of Spring

    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.

  • پخت سَمَنی در شیراز ( سمنو ) 2017-03-12 15:12

    By: Amin Berenjkar

    Cooking Samanu in Shiraz

    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.

  • عید بهار چین و عید نوروز ایران 2017-03-09 17:17

    Asghar Khamseh

    Chinese celebrate New Year along with Iranians

    TEHRAN, Mar. 09 (MNA) – Niavaran Cultural Complex has hosted the 5th edition of joint celebration of Chinese and Iranian New Year on Thursday.

  • تروریست استانبول 2017-01-17 08:33

    Istanbul nightclub attacker arrested

    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.

  • بازدید وزیر تعاون، کار و رفاه اجتماعی از کلیسای گئورگ مقدس به مناسبت آغاز سال نو میلادی 2017-01-02 09:25

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    Iranian min., VP visit St. Georg Church

    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.

  • اسحاق جهانگیری 2017-01-01 10:56

    Iran’s 1st VP congratulates counterparts on New Year

    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.

  • سال نو میلادی در کلیسا سرکیس مقدس 2017-01-01 10:44

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    New Year celebration in Sarkis Cathedral

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01, (MNA) – New Year celebration was held Saturday evening in Saint Sarkis Cathedral in Tehran.

  • سرلشکر باقری 2016-12-24 13:07

    Army Chief of Staff felicitates Christ birth anniversary

    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.

  • روز طبیعت در بجنورد 2016-04-02 12:05

    By: Maryam Davarnia

    Enjoying Day of Nature in Bojnourd

    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.

  • آئین رقص شمشیر سنتی سیستان  در نوروز 2016-03-30 12:52

    Nowruz traditional sword dance in Sistan & Baluchestan

    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.

  • نخستين جشنواره ملي ايراني اسلامي نوروز و صلح 2016-03-28 15:07

    By: Amirali Razzaghi

    1st natl. festival of 'Nowruz and Peace'

    SARI, Mar. 28 (MNA) – The first Iranian-Islamic national festival of 'Nowruz and Peace' was held Sunday morning in Sari, Mazandaran province.

  • مراسم نوروز در سنندج 2016-03-28 10:56

    By: Arian Nasrollahi

    Nowruz celebration in Sanandaj

    Sanandaj, Mar. 28 (MNA) – Nowruz ceremony was held in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, and the surrounding villages.

  • تحویل سال نو در حرم مطهر رضوی 2016-03-20 16:54

    By: Ramin Saffari

    Nowruz celebration in Mashhad

    MASHHAD, Mar. 20 (MNA) – Thousands of Iranian pilgrims celebrated Nowruz in Imam Reza Holy Shrine in Mashhad.

  • خرید نوروزی 2016-03-18 15:08

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    New Year shopping in Tehran

    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.

  • علی لاریجانی در قم 2016-03-17 16:52

    Larijani congratulates regional countries on Nowruz

    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.

  • نمایشگاه آیین ملی نوروز 2016-03-08 19:59

    Natl. Nowruz Ritual Exhibition held

    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.

  • خرید نوروزی در بازار تبریز 2016-03-07 11:40

    By: Ali Hamed Haghdoust

    New Year shopping in Tabriz historic bazaar complex

    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.

  • سفیر چین 2016-03-06 14:54

    Chinese Ambassador Pang Sen:

    China, Iran have sights firmly set on enhancement of cultural ties

    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.

  • جشنواره عید بهار چین 2016-03-06 09:49

    VIDEO: Chinese Spring Fest. in Niavaran Complex

    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.

  • جشنواره عید بهار چین 2016-03-06 09:46

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Chinese Spring Fest., Iranian Nowruz: More in common than you think

    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.

  • جشنواره عید بهار چین 2016-03-03 21:33

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    China, Iran celebrate New Year

    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.

  • آماده سازی 130 هزار گل برای نوروزدر گلخانه های بجنورد 2016-02-29 02:04

    Municipal greenhouse nurseries to prepare 130k flowers

    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.

  • جشن آغاز سال نو چینی 2016-02-08 10:29

    By: Aboutaleb Nadri

    Muslim Chinese celebrate New Year in Iran

    GORGAN, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Muslim Chinese students of Al Mustafa International University in Gorgan, Golestan province, celebrated the Chinese New Year on Sunday.

  • مراسم آغاز سال نو میلادی 2016-01-01 13:21

    By: Mohammadreza Abbassi & Mohammad Mohaimeni

    Iranian Christians celebrate New Year

    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.

  • FRANCE 2015-12-31 10:19

    France tightens security for New Year Eve celebrations

    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.

  • us 2015-12-27 15:54

    By: Dave Granlund

    Santa Claus apprehended!

    TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (MNA) – The US is celebrating the New Year while its foreign policies have stirred quite a lot of controversy around the world, the recent of which was its visa waiver restrictions.

  • rouhani 2015-12-24 18:15

    Rouhani felicitates world leaders on Christmas, New Year

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) –Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended his congratulations to the world leaders on Christmas and the new Gregorian calendar year.

  • larijani 2015-12-24 13:23

    Larijani felicitates counterparts on Christmas, New Year

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – In separate messages to all his counterparts across the globe, Iran’s Speaker of Parliament congratulated the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ and New Gregorian Calendar Year.

  • indonesia 2015-12-20 08:59

    Indonesia deploys 150,000 security personnel for New Year celebration

    JAKARTA, Dec. 20 (MNA) – Indonesia will deploy more than 150,000 security personnel and several religious organizations to safeguard churches and public places around the country during Christmas and New Year's Eve celebrations, the military chief said Saturday.