Nowruz (also known as Newroz) is a dual celebration of the vernal equinox and Persian New Year. It is celebrated throughout the region by people of Persian and Kurdish descent.
A large celebration took place in Trikomo (Iskele) on Sunday, in an event jointly organised by the Kibris Pir Sultan Abdal Association and the East- and South-easterners Association.
Police and security forces were on full alert in preparation of the spring festival.
Nowruz is a...