Councilwoman Price to Present Resolution for “Norooz” at Today’s Council Meeting
2015-03-24 · By Editor
Councilwoman Suzie Price will lead the Long Beach City Council in presenting a resolution celebrating “Norooz,” the Persian New Year at today’s Council meeting.
Norooz translates to “New Day” and begins on the first day of spring at the moment of the equinox. Norooz is celebrated all over the United States in major cities including San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Houston and Dallas.
“This tradition promotes peace and solidarity and is celebrated worldwide,” Councilwoman Price said in a statement. “As part of my heritage, I am proud to bring forward a resolution that celebrates the Persian New Year.”
The Long Beach City Council meetings are held on Tuesday evenings at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 333 W. Ocean Boulevard.