All wel­come to cel­e­brate com­ing of Spring

Truro Daily News - - COLCHESTER COUNTY -

TRURO, N.S. – A fes­ti­val of dance and food awaits those cel­e­brat­ing the com­ing of spring with Truro’s Per­sian com­mu­nity.

The March 14 Nowruz party will fea­ture tra­di­tional Per­sian mu­sic as well as singing from Le­banese-cana­dian per­former Elsy Mahlouf.

Nowruz (mean­ing “new day” in Per­sian) is held ev­ery March at the spring equinox and cel­e­brates the start of spring and the new year in Iran, the wider Mid­dle East and Cen­tral Asia. The ac­tual Nowruz will be on March 20. The Nowruz party starts at 6:30 p.m. March 14 at the

Rath-east­link Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 625 Abe­naki Rd. Din­ner will be served at 8 p.m. The party will also in­clude the New­comer Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Awards cer­e­mony.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the Nowruz (Per­sian New Year) 2020 Face­book event page. Tick­ets are $5 for chil­dren and $20 for adults on Eventbrite.

A link can be ac­cessed via the Face­book page.

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