Persian New Year Observed at White House (9 images)

Nowruz, the Persion New Year, is 3,000 years old and is celebrated by diverse ethnic communities globally but mainly in Iran and Afghanistan.
Updated: March 12, 2015 at 10:13 AM
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The Silk Road Dancers perform as the Persian New Year called Nowruz is observed in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on March 11, 2015 The holiday is 3,000 years old and is celebrated by diverse ethnic communities globally but mainly in Iran and Afghanistan. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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