Torys recognizes Nowruz

March 20, 2014

Today, the Diversity Committee would like to recognize Nowruz, meaning “new day” and widely referred to as the Persian New Year. Nowruz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Iranian calendar. Nowruz is celebrated by Iranian people but it is also a day of celebration for Sufis, Ismailis, Alawites, Alevis, Babis and adherents of the Bahá'í faith, as well as other groups from the Middle East and Asia.

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