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Photos: Cleaning the House to Greet Norouz

03/06/10

Photos by Raouf Mohseni, 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 a fresh start. Cleaning and dusting the house in advance of arrival of Norouz is one of the important customs for the people. Following photos show the people in Tehran engaging in house cleaning. A big part of this is washing the Persian carpets.

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