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Naw-Rúz, Now Ruz, Holi

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Thursday, March 21, 2019 (all day)
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Naw-Rúz (New Year 175 BE of the Bahá’í Era). Bahá’ís feast and celebrate during the evening. The first month of the Bahá’í year is Bahá’ (Splendour).

Now Ruz (New Day) is New Year's day for 1387 AY or 3756 AZ in the Fasli (seasonal) calendar. It celebrates the renewal of the world and the creation of fire (symbolic of Asha or righteousness). Zarathustra received his revelation on this day.

A religious spring festival celebrated by people throwing colourful powder and coloured water at each other. Holi is dedicated to Krishna or Kama.

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