Nowruz Mubarak!

Nowruz is an ancient Persian festival that celebrates the beginning of spring and the start of the first day of the Persian calendar. The word itself translates literally as "new day." The holiday begins at the precise moment of the vernal equinox and is celebrated by over 300 million people worldwide, particularly by Iranians and Turkic populations.

Diyarbakir, Turkey

Diyarbakir, Turkey

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt, Germany

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