Google Doodle celebrates Nowruz 2024

Get a glimpse of Google's vibrant Doodle for Nowruz 2024, celebrating with colourful imagery and capturing the renewal of the tradition in a modern way.

What Is Nowruz?

Nowruz, which means "new day" in Persian, occurs at the same time as the spring equinox. It represents renewal & the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.

When Is Nowruz Celebrated?

Celebrated on March 19, 2024, the Google Doodle showcased elements of Persian culture, including intricate floral designs, traditional calligraphy, and the Haft-sin table.

The Haft-sin table features seven items beginning with the letter "sin" in Farsi, symbolizing concepts important for the new year.

What Is Haft-sin?

Reliving History

Nowruz dates back over 3,000 years to ancient Iran & has been adopted by different countries & ethnic groups along the Silk Roads.

Nowruz Essentials!

The most significant tradition during Nowruz is the Haft-sin, where families gather to set out items representing renewal and rejuvenation.

The Doodle Artist🎨

An Iranian guest artist Pendar Yousefi created the Google Doodle, drawing from childhood memories of Nowruz to evoke joy, togetherness, and hope.

Hope & Positivity

Despite facing several obstacles in this era, Nowruz represents hope, renewal, and the lasting power of tradition.

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