Nowruz Celebration 2012

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American Turkish Friendship Association and Eurasian American Cultural Association organized a Nowruz Celebration for the community on March 18th, 2012 at NOVA Annandale. The holiday is known to be one of the oldest celebrations in Eurasian countries and is still celebrated in modern day. Nowruz is a Eurasian holiday to celebrate the arrival of spring. This event united many Eurasians under one roof to celebrate a mutual tradition. Ethnic food, cultural music and dance shows were the highlights of the event. As all of ATFA’s events this ancient tradition was organized in Virginia open for the public. The following countries were represented in the event: Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.