Nowruz being celebrated in Baku

Here are some YouTube clips of  Nowruz  being celebrated in Baku , Azerbaijan on the  Caspian Sea, that once was a Zoroastrian region.

The videos were  shot at the  time  The Director General, UNESCO, Mr Matsuura visited. It is said  Mr Matsuura had a lot to do with Nowruz being recognized by UN as holiday on the UN calendar.

Courtesy : Rusi Sorabji

Nowruz Bayram  in Azerbaijan

Nowruz in Azerbaijan

Nowruz in Baku  Azerbaijan  Pt 2

Nowruz in Baku,Azerbaijan  Pt 3       Chanting about  Bayram (Behram)

Nowruz in Baku, Azerbaijan  Pt 4       Watch for dancing  at the end

Nowruz in Baku, Azerbaijan   Pt 5     Haft Seen tables,  Bhun-wa-ni Topees

Kavkaz Rap…… a look at Baku city ,  Azerbaijan

Novruz Dances 2009 Baku Palace

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  • TO ALL MY FELLOW IRANIANS
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    WHEN SPEAKING IN FARSI PLEASE REFER “CASPIAN SEA” TO THE BIG BEAUTIFUL LAKE IN NORTH OF IRAN (SHOMAL).

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