Celebration of Nowruz 2014@ the Union City Library in the pictures

The special performance by the Ballet Afsaneh celebrates the New Year (spring equinox ) in Afghanistan, Iran, and Tajikistan. “Afsaneh” is a wonderful word, shared by the major languages group s of the Silk Road , meaning “legend” of “mythic story”.ImageTajikistan

Nowruz is celebrated by people from diverse ethnic communities and religious backgrounds for thousands of years along the Silk Road and now the days around the world.

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Director of Ballet Afsaneh explained the origin of each dance.

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During intermission members invited to see Haft-Seen table , which was set by Sudi Noroozi, Library member.Image

Home- made cookie served to the member, the cookie was made by the Library member Sudi Noroozi.

Sudi Noroozi /Library member

Sudi Noroozi /Library member

Teen Volunteers

Teen Volunteers

Ahmad Zia/ Library member played Afghan, Persian Music .

Ahmad Zia/ Library member played Afghan, Persian Music .

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