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Yalda Night with Persian Families and Friends

Isfahan Province, Iran

€14,99

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Celebrate the longest night of the year among Persian families and friends. Yalda is a night of celebration with deep roots in ancient Persia and you can get to experience it first-hand. Spend the evening reading poetry, eating Persian sweets and different colored fruits of winter. Enjoy a light dinner and learn about relations in a classic Persian family. This is a night you will not forget.

Activity Information

Activity type : Specific Date
Activity Time : 21 December 2018 (7:00 - 10:00 PM)
Maximum number of people : 20
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The first recorded celebration of Yalda, dates back to 600 B.C. during the Achaemenid era. Families gathered around the fire under the night sky, talked, ate, danced and watched the dark sky of night give way to the brightness of dawn. Yalda is a celebration of light against dark.

This tradition has been passed down through thousands of years. Today, families gather around their elders and sit through the night reading poetry and eating fruits of winter. The traditional foods usually served on this night are Ash-e Reshteh, Eshkeneh and Laboo (cooked Beetroot).

On this night, you will get to join Persian families and friends to celebrate this amazing tradition. You will get a chance to eat traditional Persian foods, read Persian poetry from Hafiz, Rumi and Ferdowsi, and drink various Persian herbal teas and Sharbats. You will also have a chance to get familiar with Persian family relations more closely under “korsi”, which is a traditional warming system made of charcoal or gas in the middle and a very thick blanket on top of it.

Yalda is a night that brings families closer and helps them grow stronger. It is a night of happiness among loved ones. Yalda has a deep value among most Persian families. What is most important is that Yalda is an experience you cannot afford to miss.

Please register on website or RSVP via message Whatsapp:
+98 913 210 2987 | +98 913 316 0903

Start

Location: Isfahan
Time:
07:00 PM

Finish

Location: Isfahan
Time: 10:30 PM

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Transport

Optional

Meals

Ash-e Reshteh
Eshkeneh
Special Salad


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