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Growing wheatgrass is one of the most common traditional preparations for Nowruz.
|Type||National, ethnic, international|
|Significance||New Year holiday|
|Date||March 19, 20, or 21|
|2020 date||Friday 20 March 2020|
at 03:50 UTC *
|2021 date||Saturday 20 March 2021|
at 09:37 UTC *
|2022 date||Sunday 20 March 2022|
at 15:33 UTC *
Template:Infobox intangible heritage Nowruz (Persian: نوروز, meaning "[The] New Day", IPA: [nouˈɾuːz]; Kurdish: Newroz it is what the Iranians call their New Year. It is one of the ancient celebrations which has survived throughout history and is considered to be a day in which new good things start.
Nowruz has been celebrated by people from different ethnic communities and religious backgrounds for thousands of years. It started in Persia in one of the capitals of the Achaemenid Empire in Persis (Fars).
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