Monday, March 28, 2016

Nooruz 2016

SPREES celebrates the transnational ecumencal vernal new year holiday, Nooruz... We do it Central Asian style, with plov (pilaf)... but the agrarian holiday has its roots in Zoroastrianism (predating Christianity and Islam by thousands of years)... Nooruz (Nowruz) means "new day," and it's celebrated widely, in countries as diverse as Persia, India, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Macedonia, Albania...

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