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Naw-Rúz (Bahá'í, Zoroastrianism)

Event Type
Religious/Cultural
Sponsor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Date
Mar 20, 2022   All Day
Contact
Linden Reid
E-Mail
lereid@illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-9822
Originating Calendar
Religious Observances

The celebration of the traditional Iranian new year holiday, and is celebrated throughout countries in the Middle East and Central Asia such as in Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iraq, Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and Tajikistan Kurdistan. All of the dates of the Bahá'í calendar are determined by when the equinox occurs in March each year in the city of Tehran, Iran. Bahá'ís observing Naw-Rúz often suspend work and school, and some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

 

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This calendar contains Religious Observances and is maintained by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for consideration by those planning campus events, as well as to build awareness of religious and cultural observances.

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