Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2017

Nowruz - the holiday of the nature renewal.

Ask anyone whether old or young, the warmest and most favorite holiday. And, most often, you will hear the answer: "Navruz". What is this holiday? And why is he so loved, as native inhabitants and guests of each country? First of all, perhaps, for the wisdom that has come to us from time immemorial. Because the history of a holiday rooted in the ancient history of humanity, during the emergence of agriculture and its related cults.
Nowruz originated in Khorasan (northeast of Iran) more than three thousand years ago, over time has spread to the neighboring States of the Western and Central Asia. And there was this festival not out of the blue, but only at the behest of nature.

On 21 March, (this year the celebration will take place in Dubai, UAE 16, 17, 18 March 2017, see you there! MORE INFO HERE or website: and applications for participation are accepted at the addresses listed below, waiting for you, thanks for reading us) the day when equal night and day, entering a new solar cycle, new astronomical year, and therefore the law of the updates again comes into its strength. That is why Navruz for Turkic and Iranian peoples still that the New year for the Europeans. Late, late in the Achaemenid era (VI-IV centuries BC), Navruz for the first time received the official status, turning from an agricultural ritual in Zoroastrian holiday and has been tied to the cult of the Sun and of Zoroaster. Today Navruz is the holiday of national importance and one of the main Uzbek national traditions, and, like thousands of years ago, he is the oldest original rituals and colorful ceremonies. 
The main mystery happens on the night of March 21. It's time for preparation of the main ceremonial meal from germinated wheat: sumalak. A huge pot going to the whole mahalla, mostly women, sit in a circle, singing songs, having fun, each waiting for their turn to stir the sumalak. In the morning sumalak is still warm to give to neighbors, relatives, and friends. Tasting the sumalak must-make a wish – the locals say, will come true.

Navruz generally is very tightly connected with new hopes and expectations. So on this day to forgive even the worst enemies, not to quarrel, to help the weak and needy. All of this will lure good luck in the house people believe. Another good sign is to entertain. In this day, women fry special patties with greenery, cook nishalda – sweet dessert made of egg whites, whipped with sugar and scented roots of herbs, bake puff samsa, boilers steaming fragrant pilaf... the Table in this day Packed with Goodies.

Abundance is also a good sign. Every home today welcome guest: receive and pay visits. And not just for a visit. During the Nowruz holiday home usidish! Especially interesting festivities in the villages where you can enjoy a traditional competition Kupkari, wrestling of dzhigits, equestrian tournaments, as well as folk fairs, where you can buy everything from Souvenirs to national baki.

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