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03 // 18 // 2023

Nowruz: A Family Celebration of the Persian New Year

Starts March 18, 2023 @ 2:00pm , Ends March 18, 2023 @ 4:00pm

Join us for a Nowruz Celebration hosted in partnership with  the Ismaili Council for Florida.

This family-friendly celebration will include art activities, Persian food catered by Ali Baba, live performances and a special storybook reading of Seven Special Somethings: A Nowruz Story by Adib Khorram. This event is free, so please spread the word!

The festival of Nowruz commemorates a centuries old, agrarian custom that over time has been integrated into various cultures and faith traditions. Known most commonly as the Persian New Year, Nowruz is celebrated in many parts of the Middle East and Central and South Asia, particularly among people influenced by Persian and Turkish civilizations. Some countries where people celebrate Nowruz include Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Krygyzstan, Tajikstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

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