Nowruz dancers perform in a new year’s parade in Astana, Kazakhstan. (Photo via Flickr by Ken and Nyetta)
Growing up as an Iranian-American, Nowruz, the Iranian/Persian New Year, is one of the most important times of the year.
I’ve never visited Iran to experience the holiday, but my memories of it here are very vivid. Every year is a special time to spend with family and friends and eat extremely delicious food.
Coinciding with the Spring Equinox, this year the date falls on March 20th at 9:57am on the west coast and marks the first day of the Iranian calendar.
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A conversation with Egyptian youth in Seattle about Egypt’s politics and future.
The goal: to track down the person who made one Huskies sweatshirt, in hopes of narrowing the gap between U.S. consumers and the lives of garment workers.