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Nowruz | new year celebration in Iran

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Starting on March 21st, Nowrouz celebration is one of the most ancient Iranian celebrations and is said to be the moment the sun passes through the Earth's equator and heads north to the sky; this moment called Vernal Equinox is the first day in the solar calendar.
Nowruz is officially celebrated in 9 countries of Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kirgizstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan and Albania, on March 21st or 22nd, and in some other countries such as in India and Zanzibar, minorities with Persian background still celebrate the beginning of spring season.
Poets and writers such as Ferdowsi, Aboureihan Bourouni, Tabari and others consider the mythical King Jamshid the main founder of Nowrouz.