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Yalda Night

Yalda night  or what we say in Persian language ‘ Shab-e Yalda (21th of December) is Iranian celebration of winter solstice. Yalda night is  one of the  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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