Iranians from all over the US gathered on Sunday, 10 April 2011, in Madison Avenue in New York to celebrate the Iranian New Year. This is the 8th year this parade is being held, and symbols from ancient Persia were shown in the parade.
The parade ended in one of the New York parks.
|Girls holding elements of "Haft-Seen" in their hands|
|A man holding an unmbrella with the former flag of Iran|
|The parade began with 3 New Yorker policemen holding former Iran's flag|
|Ancient Sport, a kind of sport popular in Iran in the old times was part of the parade|
|Babakaram, a kind of dance in Iran with suits|
|Andy, the Iranians singer, with the winner of the beauty peagent in 2009|
|People wearing masks holding photos of political prisoners wanted their freedom|
|Again, Andy and the beautiful girl|
|Girls dancing in Iranian traditional styles, with colourful clothes|