‘Amu Nowruz’ Festival in Qazvin
TEHRAN, Mar. 05 – ‘Amu Nowruz’ Festival was held for children in Qazvin in the north-west of Iran on Wednesday.
Amu Nowruz or ‘Uncle Nowruz’ is a fictional figure in Iranian folklore.
According to the folklore, he appears annually at the beginning of spring,
together with his companion ‘Haji Firuz’, to mark the beginning of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year.