Persian New Year Celebrated at Ball State University
The Tajik Students Association and the University International Ambassadors Club with the support of the Rinker Center for International Programs will be hosting a celebration of Navruz on Friday, March 18 in the Ball State University Student Center Ballroom from 6 to 9 p.m. Navruz is the Persian New Year and is celebrated by Persian people and the related cultural continent including Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and other parts of central Asia. The celebration marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Iranian calendar.
The event will celebrate the Persian culture. Tajik and Iranian cuisine will be featured, as well as music and dancing performances. The event is free and open to the public.