Novruz celebration – VIP concert
A staggering 1300 London-based residents from the Caucasus and Central Asia, together with those fascinated by the region, attended a celebration of Novruz at University College, London (UCL) on 23 March, sponsored by TEAS. This vibrant, colourful and family-oriented celebration showcased the traditions, food and national dress of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tatarstan (Russian Federation), Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
This memorable day concluded with a concert for VIP guests featuring traditional songs and dances from each country represented. This video includes the thoughts of some attendees on the meaning of Novruz and significance of the event.