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Nowroz festival


Nowruz Day is celebrates on Pakistan 21st March .Nowruz is the traditional ancient Iranian fiesta and also the initiate day of Iranian New Year.

This is the same festival which is celebrated in Afghanistan, Iran and Central Asia. In the northern areas of Pakistan, this day is celebrated both as a religious as well as a social carnival. In Balouchistan, it is celebrated with great zeal along with the major cities of Pakistan including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Although Nowruz matches with the Spring Equinox on 21st of March, but still the celebrations lasts for certain weeks. The main and highlighted aspects of Nowruz in Baltistan are the giving of colorful eggs to colleges and the polo matches are also organized.

The festival is discernible with the traditional jumping over a fire to sweep away sins, other these morals and usher and outdoor feasts, in a spanking new start and it happens in Balochistan. The genesis of Nowruz is pre-Islamic and previously when Pakistan was component of the Persian and Achaemenid empires.

Nowruz in writing was first appeared in Persian accounts in the second century AD, but it was also an imperative day during the time of the Achaemenids648-330 BC where the  kings from all nations under the Persian empire used to bring gifts to the sovereign also called King of Kings.
Nowruzincicates the first day of spring at the beginning of the year in Iranian almanac(calendar). It is celebrated on the day of the astrophysical vernal equinox, which occurs on March 21 or the previous/following day conditional on where it is reasonable.

Nowruz is a day, which not only increase the love among the people by means of the gifts, along with that, it is also a source of the people to meet.no doubt, only the Pakistani culture has the potential to bring up people closer to each other!