Month: March 2016

Startup Grind Kabul

In Afghanistan, the entrepreneurs and startup community is slowly getting larger, stronger and much more open to get involved, A great example of that is Startup Grind Afghanistan.

Here the term startup and entrepreneurship are new and events such as Startup Grind Kabul is also kind of unknown to most of the Afghans. However, in last two years a lot has changed. For the first time in Afghanistan, Founder Institute Kabul Chapter Launched in 2014, First Startup Weekend Kabul Event and Now First Startup Grind Kabul Event in 2016 is a game changing for Afghanistan’s startup ecosystem.

۱۳۹۵ مبارک باد

Nowruz نوروز meaning ‘New Day’ is the traditional new year ceremony in Afghanistan and countries in Central Asia. In Persian or Dari, ‘now نو’ means new and ‘ruz روز’ means day. In Pashto language it is pronounced as نوورځ – “Naw-Wraz” (New Day). This day March 21 is recognized by The United Nations General Assembly as the “International Day of Nowruz”.

It’s is the first day of Spring also referred to Persian new year ceremony and here are 5 things that Afghan People all over the world do to celebrate Nowruz.