Nowruz: the Persian New Year
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While terror wreaked havoc in parts of the Middle East over the weekend, millions in the Persian world put their fears aside to celebrate the annual tradition of welcoming the season of spring, which is the symbol of new beginning.
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Nowruz, the Persian New Year is celebrated on the first day of spring. Hundreds attended the day-long festivities at the Museum of Fine Arts. which had a number of cultural music and dance performances, movies, art, and other hands-on activities. (Photo by: Pankaj Khadka/BU News Service)