Yalda Night, Birth of the Sun
Shab-e Yalda is a Persian festival celebrated on the “longest and darkest night of the year,” Yalda is a winter solstice celebration. that is, in the night of the Northern Hemisphere’s winter solstice. (Wikipedia)
it is correlated with the lifestyle and kind of work of the Iranian farmers and rural community;
Yalda “is a Syriac word for birth. According to ancient Iranian beliefs, the sun is born on the last night of autumn. also the feast is called the birth of the sun. “Seeking help from Hafez and his poems on Yalda Night is one of the most common issues among Iranians.
what is common among all Iranians is the gathering of family members, friends and acquaintances on Yalda Night and spending the last night of autumn together. (Parstoday.com)
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