Nowruz New Year Celebration

Tuesday, March 21
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Assembly Hall

Nowruz or Navroz, is the Iranian New Year that marks the beginning of the spring season. It is celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm among various Parsi communities across the world.

This festival accordimg to history is named after the Persian king, Jamshed, who is credited for creating the Persian or the Shahenshahi calendar. As per the legend, Jamshed saved the world from an apocalypse that came in the form of a winter and destined to kill everyone. According to scriptures, in the realm of King Jamshed, there was no excessive heat or cold and no premature deaths and everyone lived happily.

This event is free and open exclusively to graduate students 21+ with a valid UCID. Registration is required.

Please use the door on Dorchester Avenue to enter the Assembly Hall.

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