chaharshanbeh soori

IRAN, DIZIN : An Iranian woman walks past a wall in Tehran on March 8, 2015, bearing stains of exploded fire crackers from last years Fire feast, or Chaharshanbeh Soori, held annually on eve of the last Wednesday before the Persian new year of Noruz. Noruz is the new year according to the Persian solar calendar and is a Zoroastrian tradition, still celebrated by Iranians even after Islam. Noruz will be celebrated this year on 21st of March. AFP PHOTO / BEHROUZ MEHRI


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