Yalda night

Yalda night  (20th of December) is one of traditional events in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the year.

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In this special night, family members and friends gather together for dinner and it lasts until midnight.

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During the night we celebrate with tasty traditional meals, nuts and fruits such as : pistachio, almond, walnuts, dries apricots, prunes, pomegranates, watermelon and figs. And meals such as I am going to share recipe with you.

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Other beautiful entertaining in Yalda night is divination by poem book of a famous Persian poet ‘ Hafez from Shiraz’.

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شب یلدا
شب یلدا در تقویم ایرانی به عنوان بلندترین و تاریک ترین شب سال ذکر شده است. در این شب افراد خانواده و دوستان تا نیمه شب به شادی و خواندن دیوان حافظ می پردازند همراه با غذاهای لذیذ سنتی برای شب یلدا و میوه هاو آجیل مخصوص این شب –

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