Today is International Day of Nowruz. It is on March 21st and 22nd that the Sun crosses the vernal equinox point on its way from the southern hemisphere to the northern hemisphere, paving the way for spring.
The holiday symbolizes the renovation of nature and man, soul purification and the start of a new life.
Nowruz is one of the oldest holidays which has been around for over 3,000 years.
Theatrical performances and folkloric concerts are on in towns and villages to mark the holiday.