Community Celebrates Norooz, Persian New Year, in Plaza Vaquero

Ksenia Rabinovich, Staff Writer

RED, WHITE AND GREEN: Members of the Persian community and campus converge to celebrate Norooz, the first day of spring (March 21) and the beginning of the year in the Iranian calendar. The tradition is celebrated with special foods and rituals throughout the world wherever there are Iranian communities. Armineh Hayrabedian, a medical front office student, and husband, Rafik Mousukhani, an electrician, dance to the music.
RED, WHITE AND GREEN: Members of the Persian community and campus converge to celebrate Norooz, the first day of spring (March 21) and the beginning of the year in the Iranian calendar. The tradition is celebrated with special foods and rituals throughout the world wherever there are Iranian communities. Armineh Hayrabedian, a medical front office student, and husband, Rafik Mousukhani, an electrician, dance to the music.