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Photos: Shopping for the Persian New Year

Photos by Yunes Khani, Mehr News Agency

Spring is around the corner. The arrival of spring also coincides with the beginning of the Persian New Year Norouz. This is a festive occasion for Iranians and many other countries in the region. The arrival of new year also means new clothing, especially for children. One of the other customs of Norouz is visiting family and friends during the new year holidays. People buy Persian nuts and sweets to serve for their guests during the occasion. The photos presented here show the people in Tehran shopping for Norouz.

Information about Norouz and events across the globe
Persian New Year 1389

Articles on Norouz:
Norouz is a Celebration of Life

    Norouz : Persian New Year
    Norouz, the (Iranians) New Year and the Haft-Sin Symbolism

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