Best of Entertainment

Keywords

Iraqi Kurds ignite a bonfire to celebrate new year which marks the... News PhotoArbil,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Beginnings,Bonfire,Celebration,City,Holiday - Event,Horizontal,Igniting,Iraq,Kurdistan,North,NowruzPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIraqi Kurds ignite a bonfire to celebrate new year which marks the beginning of the Noruz spring festival in the northern city of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan region, on March 20, 2013. The Persian New Year is an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated by Iranians and Kurds which coincides with the vernal (spring) equinox and is calculated by the solar calender. AFP PHOTO / SAFIN HAMED (Photo credit should read SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)