Yalda night

Yalda night Shabe Yalda ("Yalda night" Persian: Ŝabe Yaldā‎) is an Iranian festival celebrated on the "longest and darkest night of the year," The longest and darkest night of the year is a time when friends and family gather together to eat, drink and read poetry (especially Hafez) until well after midnight. Fruits and nuts are eaten and pomegranates and watermelons are particularly significant. The red color in these fruits symbolizes the crimson hues of dawn and glow of life. The poems…

Yalda night Shabe Yalda ("Yalda night" Persian: Ŝabe Yaldā‎) is an Iranian festival celebrated on the "longest and darkest night of the year," The longest and darkest night of the year is a time when friends and family gather together to eat, drink and read poetry (especially Hafez) until well after midnight. Fruits and nuts are eaten and pomegranates and watermelons are particularly significant. The red color in these fruits symbolizes the crimson hues of dawn and glow of life. The poems…

yalda night

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Gorgeous Yalda display <3

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Happy Yalda Night Ash-Reshteh Noodle Soup with design

Happy Yalda Night Ash-Reshteh Noodle Soup with design

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