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Shab-e Eid in Tehran | Nurooz | Nowrooz 1393

Shab-e Eid in Tehran | Nurooz | Nowrooz 1393

Man jumping over a bonfire in Iran. This is an ancient Zoroastrian traditional festival. On the last Tuesday of the Persian New Year, people jump over bonfires. Symbolically, the fire would take the pallor, sickness, and problems and in turn would give warmth and energy. The efforts by the Iranian regime to eliminate such festivities have resulted in more intense celebrations and a day of significant confrontation with the regime.

Man jumping over a bonfire in Iran. This is an ancient Zoroastrian traditional festival. On the last Tuesday of the Persian New Year, people jump over bonfires. Symbolically, the fire would take the pallor, sickness, and problems and in turn would give warmth and energy. The efforts by the Iranian regime to eliminate such festivities have resulted in more intense celebrations and a day of significant confrontation with the regime.

When the spring equinox begins family members gather around the HaftSin Table (Sofreh-e Haft Sinn) to start the new year together. A few days before the New Year, a ceremonial table called 'cloth of seven dishes' is set (each item beginning with the Persian letter Sinn).

When the spring equinox begins family members gather around the HaftSin Table (Sofreh-e Haft Sinn) to start the new year together. A few days before the New Year, a ceremonial table called 'cloth of seven dishes' is set (each item beginning with the Persian letter Sinn).

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