Navruz-The New Year is the most beautiful holiday in Central Asia, Iran, and Azerbaijan ... Most travelers come with their families and young children to enjoy this special spring festival and tour the destination.
March 21st is the New Year on the ancient Persian calendar, a time for all-out fun and festivity with family parties, community celebrations and local and state sponsored events galore. For the children, it’s what they look forward to all year and I’m sharing some of our best memories of Navruz here.
Hashar is the community cleanup that ensures the neighborhoods are clean and decorated and new flowers planted. Zafar, our Instagram coordinator enjoyed the kite flying and singing competitions during Navruz but remembers the colorful decorations going up around the city most of all; the streets and buildings hung with bright colors and patterns. Our colleague Aziz always just couldn’t wait for the special desserts like nishalda and sumalak.