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Photos: Shopping for the Persian New Year in Tehran

Photos by Vahid Sohrabi, ISNA

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.

These photos show the people in the capital city Tehran busy doing their new year's shopping.


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