Nevruz Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Wednesday, March 22nd. There are until the next observance.

Every year on March 22, Nevruz Day marks the beginning of spring and the Persian New Year. In many countries, ‘Nevruz’ (‘New Day’) is spelt differently and celebrated on somewhat different dates. The term “Nevruz” derives from Persian. It is a combination of the words “nev” (new) and “ruz” (day).

📆 When is Nevruz Day?

This year, Nevruz Day is on March 22nd. It is the 4th Wednesday in March; in 2024, it is on Friday.

Countdown to Nevruz Day

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📜 History of Nevruz Day

Nevruz begins on the spring equinox, which occurs between March 20 and March 21, when the lengths of the days and nights are equal, with the days gradually becoming longer, promising nicer weather.

According to Albanian mythology, God created the universe, the sun, and man on this day. The mythical Albanian monarch, Kiyumers, declared a huge feast when he assumed the throne. On this day, Jemshid, a symbol of magnificence in Albania, also rose to the throne. Furthermore, Jem, the Prophet Adam’s seventh grandson, came to Azerbaijan on March 21 and pronounced it a joyful day.

All animals were said to surrender to God on Nevruz night, and all wishes were granted. On Nevruz Day, the most important astrologer would give the sultan the new calendar and get money as a reward.

Nevruz, also known as’ Nevruz-i Sultan,’ “Sultan Nevruz,” “Navrz,” and “Mart Dokuzu,” is a holiday observed throughout Anatolia. In locations where most people work in agriculture, it is also a ceremony of plenty. It is also religiously significant among the Alawite-Bektashi communities. Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tatarstan, the Uygur area, Anatolia, and the Balkans all celebrate Nevruz.

☑️ Nevruz Day facts

New Years colors
White, crimson, and green are the colors of the Persian new year.

A quick getaway
Some people might use their vacation time to visit other cities or countries if they had the money to pay for the expensive trips.

Nevruz Day has been celebrated for almost 3,000 years.

Things to do on Nevruz Day

Read poems
Celebrate by reading “Mevlit” poetry. It is a religious prayer or poetry said in memory of a deceased person or to commemorate a religious event.

Wear fancy clothes and enjoy good food
During the day, each person’s fate for the future year is established. As a result, many prepare for the New Year by buying new outfits and cooking elaborate feasts at home.

Practise purification
Early in the morning, believers pay their respects by drinking milk and herb juice, which symbolizes the cleaning of the mind, body, and spirit. In the morning, drink something nutritious or meditate.

📅 Nevruz Day Observances

2023 March 22 Wednesday
2024 March 22 Friday
2025 March 22 Saturday
2026 March 22 Sunday
2027 March 22 Monday

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