Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The greatest holiday Navruz in Tajikistan

Navruz is the greatest spring ''New Year'' holiday in Tajikistan. Navruz is celebrated each year on March 21. Navruz has been celebrated for more then 2.500 years. Its name means ''new day'' in Farsi because to ancient Persians it marked the first day of the New Year. Navruz is celebrated in daytime hours within the family circle and with festivals, horseracing, and dog and cock fights.

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