The world celebrates a happy Newroz 2017

The world celebrates a happy Newroz 2017
The New Arab has put together a series of videos of people celebrating Newroz from across the world.
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21 March, 2017
A Kurdish man jumps over the fire for good luck in the new year [TNA]

The 21st of March marks the start of the new year for many people across central Asia.

From Kurdistan through Iran and all the way to western China, families gather to mark the coming of spring.

We've put together below some of our favourite videos of people celebrating Newroz/Nowruz from across the world.

Happy New Year to all our readers!

Balochistan, Iran

Dohuk, Iraq

Victoria, Australia

Berlin, Germany


Palangan Village, Sanandaj, Iran

Finally, please see this video for an explainer on Nowruz: