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Nowruz (Persian New Year) Celebration

Main Piece:  The following is transcribed from a conversation between the informant, identified as SK, and myself, GK. SK: One unique holiday that I celebrate is Nowruz, which is known as Persian New Year. This year it fell on March 20, but the date changes each year. GK: Why is that? SK: This is because… Continue Reading »

Greek Wedding Ritual

Context: My informant – identified as N.D. – and I were on a FaceTime call. She is of Greek and Peruvian decent, and goes to school in Manhattan, New York. While catching up, I decided to ask her whether she maintains her cultural traditions while at school.   Background: N.D. explained that she was going… Continue Reading »