Ring in the new year with these Nowruz Calgary 2016 celebrations
DH Calgary StaffMar 14, 2016 3:52 pm
Nowruz (pronounced “no-rooz”) is the Persian New Year that millions around the world celebrate. It marks the first day of spring and is the start of a new year in the Iranian calendar, which is on March 20 or 21 each year.
Many will be celebrating this festive occasion and holy day here in Calgary. Here are some of the celebrations happening around the city:
When: Tuesday, March 15
Time: 6 p.m.
Where: Edworthy Park – 5050 Spruce Drive SW (south of the river at picnic site 9)