Iranian celebrations are rooted in ancient times and are for national and folk celebrations, which till nowadays Some of these celebrations are more or less alive. Live celebrations are celebrations that are historically popular among people (like the Nowruz festival). Certain celebrations are based on the historical tradition (such as the celebration of Bharibd and Esfandgan) but they’re not celebrated now.
The anniversary celebrations of the Islamic Revolution and Eid-Qadir and Eid al-Fitr are also Iranian celebrations. Zoroastrians and Armenians also celebrate their religious celebrations in Iran.
Nowruz Celebration: Nowruz Celebration Day begins in the spring equinox of Nowruz, with the delivery of the year or moment equating to the equinox of spring, the moment when the sun appears in its appearance at the beginning of the tower, from the equator of the Earth and the equality of day and night. In the solar year calendar, the delivery date of the year determines the first day of the norooz . If the beginning before midday and in the first half of the day, Norooz, will be delivered to the following afternoon The next day. Nowruz will be started in the calendar of the mostly in every year, with 21, and sometimes 20, and rarely on March 22. The beginning of the spring is the beginning of the New Year, and the beginning of the New Year is a separate event that coincides with each other. Iranian solar equals 1st of March, the celebration of the beginning of the new Iranian year and one of the oldest celebrations to It is a remnant of ancient Persia, the birthplace of Nowruz in ancient Iran, and the people of various regions of Iran’s plateau are still celebrating Nowruz. The time of the Nowruz is at the beginning of the spring, which is today called the Equality of Spring or Aquinas.
Nowruz is considered the beginning of the New Year in Iran and Afghanistan.
Haftseen is a tablecloth that Iranians throw in Nowruz and it can be laid out on the ground or on a base. Family members sit next to the Haftseen table during the year. Haftseen should be hold on table until the thirteen days after Nowruz and at the end of the cycle, on the thirteenth day of Nowruz, they will put the bride in water.
Haftseen is so important and precious to all Iranian. The most important thing about the Haftseen (Seven S )is that this table, in contrast to the ancient Nowruz, is a new drawing. The seven trays should have this feature:
Any of each should start with the sound S
- Sabze(Brunette): Brunette is considered to be the main ingredient of a tablecloth and is usually based on wheat, alfalfa, mung bean or lentils, which may be green on the jar. The seeds that are cultivated today are more wheat and lentils.
- Samanoo, Sameno is make from freshly sown wheat germs
Some of the other sins that are usually there are :
- Sonbol(Hyacinth )
Yalda Night or Night of Chelleh is one of the oldest Iranian celebrations. The celebration is celebrated as the tallest night of the year followed by the longest days in the northern hemisphere, which coincided with the winter revolution. Yalda is said to be the first day of winter on the first day of dawn, from December 30th to the sunrise. Iranian families at Yalda’s Night usually provide delicious dinner and also a variety of fruits and, most commonly, watermelons. After serving snacks, the storytelling of family elders for other members of the family is also commonplace with the Divan of Hafez.
The Yalda Night, which was celebrated as one of the holy nights in Ancient Iran, officially appeared in the ancient Iranian calendar from 502 BC, at the time of Darius I, came to the official Iranian calendar. The chelleh and celebrations held at this night are an ancient tradition. The people of the past, that agriculture was the foundation of their lives, during the course of the year, having lived with natural chaos and natural contradictions, by their experience and the passage of time, they were able to do their work with the sun and the change of the seasons and the height and Shortness of day and night and direction and movement of stars immediately afterwards the people of ancient times understood that the days of the shortest days ,and the last day of fall and the first night of the winter, are gradually getting louder and shorter at night, henceforth they called it the night of the birth of the sun (Mehr) and put it on the beginning of the year. Christmas also Christians have their roots Believes in it.
Thirteenth Party Celebration
the thirteenth day of Farvardin , from Iran’s New Year celebrations. In Iranian official calendars, this day has been named Nature Day and is the official holiday. Some believe that on this day, they have to go out of the house in order to drive a nonsense, and take a nasty place in nature. But to prove that the old Iranians also had this view, there is no historical and cited narrative. After the thirteenth day, Nowruz celebrations will end.
Perhaps in the last two centuries, because of the fact that number 13 is considered inappropriate in some religions and cultures, in Iran, this unjustified justification has been added to thirteen.
The first day of the year and the start of agriculture in New Year. The ritual of the first cultivating day with gathering in the field of land and the wish of rain and the coming of a good and sweet year.
It is said that the ancient Persians, at the beginning of the New Year, after twelve days of celebration and joy that commemorates the twelve months of the year, the 13th day of Nowruz, which was the day of the grandeur, went to the garden and the desert, and were happy, in fact, by the end of the formalism of the Nowruz period They got it
Wednesday night Party(Shabe Chehar Shanbe Soori)
Wednesday afternoon, which is also celebrated by the end of the year and Wednesday night, is one of the Iranian celebrations that will be held on the night of the last Wednesday of the year (from the evening of Tuesday) and will be the first celebration of the series of celebrations and celebrations of Nowruz.
The celebration will not take place on pre-Islamic Iran before a special day, and it was usually done late in the winter while the earth was warming, but after Islam and the Arab invasion, the celebration was postponed until the last Wednesday of the year. Because Wednesday was horrible and horrible for the Arabs.
The word “Wednesday Party” comes from two words Wednesday – the name of one of the days of the week – and Sori means a celebration and happiness. According to ancient times, on this day there is a great fire that keeps the sun bright until the early morning and rising of the sun, which is usually in the afternoon, when people burn fire and ride it, they begin so sing and jump at the time:
(have My jaundice, I’ll have your redness )”
This sentence represents a ritual cleansing ceremony termed “red” referring to it. In other words, people are demanding the fire of fullness and yellowing, their illness and their problems, and instead of the redness and warmth And give them strength. On Wednesday, it is not a celebration that is affiliated with the religion or ethnicity of the people and is prevalent among most Iranians.
Commemorate great Cyrus
The Great Cyrus Day, on October 29, is an informal day in honor of Cyrus the Great, famous for Cyrus the Great, the founder and first king of the Achaemenes kingdom. According to the event of Nabonade, the 7th of Aban, is the anniversary of Cyrus the Great’s arrival to Babylon. Cyrus Day has not been registered in any official calendar, however, various groups of Iranian people have requested the registration of this day in the national calendar of Iran.
On this day, the fans of Cyrus and the history and civilization of Iranzmine(Iran’s area) will go to Pasargad, the tomb of Cyrus, to protect Iranian culture and civilization and gather together to commemorate the name of Cyrus.