Persian New Year celebrated at Discovery Green

March 18, 2012 7:40:11 PM PDT
Thousands of people headed to Discovery Green on Sunday to celebrate the Persian New Year.

Nowruz, which means new day, has been celebrated on the first day of spring in Iran for more than 3,000 years.

The Iranian Cultural Foundation organized the local festival with traditional Persian food, music, dancing and activities for children.

Eyewitness News reporter Sonia Azad emceed the event.