I visited home for the first part of spring break this year and luckily, Norooz was right at the time I was visiting. This year I got to spend Chaharshanbe Suri again with Ariana and her wonderful family at McNears Beach. 252 more words
My first ever Persian New Year celebration! Every year Chaharshanbe Suri is held at McNears Beach. There is music, live performances, dancing, delicious food, and rows of small fire pits to jump over and cleanse yourself for the coming year. Happy Nowruz everyone!
Last Friday was Nowruz, or Persian New Year. My new friend and colleague Yasmine invited a few of the new women faculty over to celebrate, and she’s Iraqi, so I checked, and it’s not just Persians who celebrate. 801 more words