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Haft Seen

Video Wednesday
2 years ago

Video Wednesday

It is March and Norouz preparation is in full swing. But what does really Norouz means and why is it celebrated? Today’s video explains how Iranians prepare for the New …
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Video Wednesday
3 years ago

Video Wednesday

This video is still one of my favorite Norouz related cartoons.

Today’s video’s title is Nowruz and Persian New Year انیمیشن شاد درباره نوروز و هفت سین. It is produced by …
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Norouz Mobarak!
4 years ago

Norouz Mobarak!

Today at exactly 2:15am Tehran time we transition into spring. Since I live in Los Angeles I will be sitting at my Sofreh Haft Seen at 3:45pm Los Angeles …
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Sofreh Haft Seen ~ The 7 “S” of Norouz Spread
9 years ago

Sofreh Haft Seen ~ The 7 “S” of Norouz Spread

I finally set up my Haft Seen yesterday. I was waiting for the gold fish to hit the Persian stores.  My Haft Seens have been slightly different every year …
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Sabzeh: Norouz Sprouts
9 years ago

Sabzeh: Norouz Sprouts

One of the elements of Haft Seen is Sabzeh, sprouts.  Sabzeh is actually one of the first things that are prepared for the spread as …
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