Persian New Year Festival Celebrates Love, Peace, Joy and Happiness

This Sunday, March 24, the Iranian American Community Group will be celebrating its 6th annual Persian New Year festival. The celebration will take place at Irvine’s Bill Barber Park from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Persian New Year, or “Nowruz,” translated from Persian to literally mean New Day, takes place at the end of winter and the beginning of spring, centering around the Spring Equinox. It is an ancient tradition, …

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