21 Faces of Newroz

On the 21st March, the people of Kurdistan welcomed the year 2714 and celebrated the first day of Spring, it is on this day that hundreds of thousands of Kurds take to various beautiful locations across Kurdist...

Newroz with…Shlovan

If you have a social media account, it is almost impossible for you not to have come across a hilarious vine courtesy of a 21 year old Kurd by the name of Shlovan. Originally from Slemani (South Kurdistan), Shl...

Newroz street parade in Slemani

Every year on the 20th March, tens of thousands of people flock to the city centre and come together in celebration of Newroz. Dressed in their traditional Kurdish clothes, men, women and children enjoy live en...

A Peoples hope

It’s early in the morning, almost 6 am. My mother wakes me, she says ‘sleeping on such a day!?’ As the kids come and irritate me, I see them all dressed; they all have brand new clothes on, full of colour, I ev...

East Kurdistan Newroz Celebrations 2713

Kurds in East Kurdistan are usually given more leeway in the celebrating Newroz, owing to the fact that it is deeply embedded in Iranian culture as well unlike in Turkey, Syria, and Iraq where the celebration d...

Newroz

NEWROZ Newroz is the symbol of struggle and resistance For a nation deprived of freedom and peace; The desire to create a New Day In a country by force divided,  In darkness for years. Newroz is a page of world...