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Novruz holiday celebrated in Californian Costa Mesa city

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Washington, March 23, AZERTAC

The ASA West (Azerbaijani Society of America) has organized an event celebrating Novruz holiday at the Orange County Hilton hotel in Costa Mesa city of California.

The event brought together nearly 250 members of Azerbaijani community of Southern California, as well as Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Congressman Ed Royce, mayor of Irvine city of Orange County Steven Choi and mayor of Fountain Valley city Steve Nagel.

Addressing the event, Congressman Ed Royce stressed Azerbaijan`s importance in the region.

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Congressmen Ed Royce, Dana Rohrabacher presented certificates of recognition to members of Azerbaijani community on the occasion.

Congresswoman Mimi Walters, senator from California Bob Huff and representatives of Advisory Board for the Orange County Council Todd Spitzer and Lisa Bartlett have also sent certificates of recognition to members of Azerbaijani community.

Following the official part, the attendees heard performances by singer Novruz Mammadov, musicians Fuad Javadov and Rahman Asadollayi.

The event was financed by some members of Azerbaijani community of Southern California and AZPROMO.

Yusif Babanlı

Special correspondent

Washington

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