Sun, 03/20/2011 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
NoRooz - the Persian New Year
The Persian community will be celebrating our New year next Sunday, March 20th. NoRooz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Iranian calendar. It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, this year will be Sunday, March 20 at 4:21:00 p.m., the beginning of Spring.
The Persian Hour on KBOO will be having a special six-hour NoRooz special Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. We'll be having live music with two bands playing acoustic and electric instruments, i.e. guitar, santoor (hammered dulcimer), donbak (persian hand-held drum) and a few other pieces.