Nowruz celebrations in the north

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Nowruz celebrations in the north
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 Nowruz celebrations took place around the north over the weekend, with heightened security in place for the 3,000-year-old event.

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.

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Nowruz celebrations in the north

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