Nowruz--also known as Naw-Ruz--is the Persian New Year celebrated by Iranians, people of Persian descent, and people of the Baha'i faith. Like Chinese New Year, it's one of the many multicultural celebrations embraced by Vancouverites every year.
Vancouver Nowruz events include parties, cultural festivals, picnics, and more. Use this Guide to Vancouver Nowruz Events 2013 to find the best ways to celebrate the Persian New Year.
1. All Ages Nowruz Festivals & Persian Fire Festival
For celebrating Nowruz in Vancouver with the entire family, there are several annual cultural festivals in and around Greater Vancouver:
2. Black-Tie Nowruz Galas & Celebrations - 19+
3. UBC Persian Club's Nowruz Festival - 2013 Dates TBA
UBC's Persian Club brings together multiple Vancouver Nowruz events during its Nowruz celebrations. Events include a Nowruz festival on campus, club parties and poetry slams. Details for 2013 TBA.
Check the UBC Persian Club site for updates.