Middle East Culture
A look into the rich cultures of the middle east.
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The arrival of spring coincides with the beginning of the #Persian New Year #Norooz. This is a festive occasion for #Iranians and many other countries in the region. People in different parts of #Iran celebrate #Nowruz with their local customs and traditions. One of the most joyful and colorful celebrations is held at the village of #Palangan in Iran's #Kurdestan province
Australian student given scholarship to become first hijab-wearing ballerina. Australian schoolgirl Stephanie Kurlows vision to become the worlds first hijab-wearing ballerina receives a boost from the former Swedish tennis player Björn Borg as her online crowd-funding campaign goes global. Borgs fashion label has awarded the 14-year-old ballet dancer with a scholarship to help her fulfil her dream after hearing her story. See full story on guardian.com The ADC-Michigan is committed to strengthe
*The United Arab Emirates - sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.