California Governor Gavin Newsom has declared March 20, 2022 as “Nowruz Day” on behalf of the Persian celebration.
Nowruz, the Persian New Year, is celebrated by several Middle Eastern groups. The holiday commemorates the coming of a new season and is spent with friends and family. Nowruz is celebrated on the first day of spring.
in one Statement from his officeNewsom said that California’s Iranian community helps establish cultures across the state.
The governor concluded the statement with:
“Together with our friends and neighbors in the Iranian community and all Californians from all backgrounds, let’s celebrate Nowruz today and carry its message of living in harmony with nature and with each other.”
Governor Gavin Newsom
The letter ends with Newsom’s signature declaring Sunday “Nowruz Day.”
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