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Yalda: A Festival of Light

December 21, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Join the Simorgh Dance Collective and Eastern Arts for an evening celebrating Yalda (winter solstice), the longest night of the year. This free 2nd annual online gathering will be accompanied by traditional music, dance, poetry reading, presentations, quizzes, stories, and more!

Shab-e Yalda (Yalda Night) is the Persian Winter Solstice Celebration on the eve of the Winter Solstice. Yalda is a time full of hope for the future and happiness when friends and family gather together to eat, drink, dance, and read poetry until well after midnight. Yalda is observed in Iran, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, by Iraqi Kurdistan, and in Turkey by Kurds and Azeris.

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Date:
December 21, 2021
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://farimadance.com/

Venue

Virtual
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