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22 March 2015

Celebrate Norouz at the V&A

A special event at the V&A today marks Norouz, or Persian New Year, with Persian classical music, folk dance, stories, poetry and sound sculpture.

The day also offers the chance to make a paper carpet, design a tile, see a calligraphy demonstration and take part in other activities, to mark a festival celebrated each year around the spring equinox by Iranians, Kurds, Afghans other western Asian groups.

For more, see http://www.vam.ac.uk/whatson/media/uploads/files/Norouz_Daysheet_Final.pdf

^Picture © Andy Aldridge used under a Creative Commons license^

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