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March 21, 2014 · 7:45 PM EDT
Reporter Shuka Kalantari records the sounds of a Persian New Year's celebration at her friend's home. Jumping over the fire is a symbolic gesture to start a fresh new year.
Persian New Year celebrations include jumping over a fire, dancing and eating "ash" — a Persian stew made with beans, spinach, cilantro, parsley, broth and rice or noodles.
Friends of reporter Shuka Kalantari celebrate the Persian New Year, or Nowruz, in San Francisco.
In Lifestyle & Belief and Global Nation.
Tagged: San Francisco   Asia   Iran   Pakistan   United States   California   Middle East   Yasi Mawaz-Khan   Tara Samiy   Nowruz   Persian new year   celebration
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