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03/16/09

Photos: Haftseen's Greens and Goldfish in Ahvaz

Photos by Mohammad Mohammadalipour, ISNA

سبزه و ماهي عيد نوروز- اهواز

Following photos show people in Ahvaz, Khuzestan province of Iran, preparing for Norouz, the Persian New Year. It is traditional to put a couple of goldfish in a bowl of water and some greens on the Haftsin tablecloth that is stretched on the occasion of the festive Norouz.

See articles: Norouz is a Celebration of Life and Norouz : Persian New Year
 

The city of Ahvaz is the capital of the Iranian province of Khuzestan. It is built on the banks of the Karun River and is situated in the middle of Khuzestan Province. The city has an average elevation of 20 meters above sea level. The city had a population of 1,338,126 in 2006.


















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