Happy Spring and Persian New Year + Video by da-AL

Photo of Nowrooz spread by Katzenfee50 from Pixabay
Image by Katzenfee50 from Pixabay

Spring and the start of any new year are laden with happy promise — those of releasing past griefs and embracing potential good times ahead.

I wish you, dear reader, all the best for this new season that for many countries also marks the start of a new calendar year.

Here’s a speech I did for Toastmasters…

Persian New Year (aka Nowrooz, which is spelled a variety of ways due to varying alphabets) is not (n-o-t) a religious holiday. Moreover, other countries also (a-l-s-o) celebrate it, such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India, and Albania.

Did you know that Japan celebrates a version of Nowruz?

Have you got plans for Spring?…

39 thoughts on “Happy Spring and Persian New Year + Video by da-AL

  1. suburban tracks June 4, 2019 / 10:56 am

    Here in Germany it is called “Nowruz”, mainly and especially the Kurds from Turkey made it more wellknown with us. The Pre-Christian native beliefs in Europe had a similar spring feast, later assimilated by the Christian Eastern. Bye, bye.

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  2. K E Garland April 18, 2019 / 11:51 am

    What a cool story da-AL! Has Toastmasters helped you to be a better presenter? Also, I NEED THAT SHIRT! lol

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  3. PePa. March 30, 2019 / 7:06 am

    I only see food.Hahahahah Am Kenyan so we got no seasons….Just months and times of the year.

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    • da-AL March 29, 2019 / 4:06 pm

      & same to you! we are still celebrating – Sunday we go to park all day to eat & play & toss aside any lingering bad from prior year 🙂

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