AAPI New Years

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is the first new moon of a lunar calendar or lunisolar calendar year, whose months are moon cycles. The event is celebrated by numerous cultures in various ways on diverse dates.



Nowruz is the Persian New Year celebrated by various Persian-speaking countries, in the middle east which includes but is not limited to Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. It is a festival based on the Solar Hijri calendar, on the spring equinox—on or around 21 March on the Gregorian calendar.