Preparation for Novruz begins 4 months before
Every Tuesday is dedicated to the 4 elements, (fire, wind, water, and earth) People paint eggs, make new dresses, and make national pastries on these days.
Examples of national pastries
The pakhlava and pistachio halva are two commonly known desserts.
Public dancing and other entertainment is very common for Novruz, as the celebration is a very happy day for the citizens.
To honor their pre Islamic beliefs to Zoroastrian, it is not uncommon for young children as well as adults to jump over a small fire as a sacrificial statement.