Kurdistan Region announces five-day holiday on occasion of Newroz
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Wednesday announced a five-day holiday for the annual Kurdish celebration of Newroz.

“There will be an official holiday in the KRG institutions from March 20 to March 24 on the occasion of the national Newroz feast,” KRG spokesman Jotiar Adil said in a statement.
Newroz falls on March 21 marks the arrival of spring and the new year in Kurdish culture. It is one of the key celebrations in the Kurdistan Region. People will wear traditional Kurdish clothes and go on picnics where they celebrate the occasion with eating foods and dancing.
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