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Nowruz

2009

Nowruz

Nevruz is a seasonal spring vacation. Persian Art (new) and Ruz (day), which means that we never received, and Yenigün formed from the fusion of the word, after the old calendar year and is considered the first day of spring.

The Nevruz, which coincided with March 21, when the sun entered Aries; It is celebrated as the symbol of the day with various activities in the Balkans as far as Central Asia in a wide geographical area, when winter is over, nature is revived and abundance and abundance are gained in summer. Since the history of the peoples celebrating the present is layered by the accumulation of religious, cultural and social events, the mythical explanations and meanings of the festival are also changing.

Jump over the fire, prepare and cook special food for the day, music and dance celebrate Nevruz Day celebrations as common elements. Nowruz, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Turkey as a common element were included in the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009.