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Chaharshanbe Suri

Chaharshanbe Suri: The Fire Festival of Iranian Peoples. March 13, 2012 is the evening for fire jumping.

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Eldfesten / Chaharshanbe Suri 2013 — Parvaz Dance Ensemble from Layali Oriental Dance Academy - Oriental / Persian dance — at Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, Sweden

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Chaharshanbe Suri | SHIVA'S CREATIONS|LIVING CANVAS DESIGNS: Symbolism behind Norooz: The Persian New Year...

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Chaharshanbe Suri, is a fire jumping festival, celebrated in IRAN. Literally, it means Wednesday Feast, from the word sur which means feast in Persian,or more plausibly, consider sur to be a variant of sorkh (red) and take it to refer either to the fire itself or to the ruddiness (sorkhi), meaning good health or ripeness, supposedly obtained by jumping over it, is an ancient Iranian festival dating back to at least 1700 BCE of the early Zoroastrian era Zoroastrians.IRAN

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Chaharshanbe Suri, is a fire jumping festival, celebrated in IRAN. Literally, it means Wednesday Feast, from the word sur which means feast in Persian,or more plausibly, consider sur to be a variant of sorkh (red) and take it to refer either to the fire itself or to the ruddiness (sorkhi), meaning good health or ripeness, supposedly obtained by jumping over it, is an ancient Iranian festival dating back to at least 1700 BCE of the early Zoroastrian era Zoroastrians.IRAN

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Eldfesten / Chaharshanbe Suri 2013 — Parvaz Dance Ensemble from Layali Oriental Dance Academy - Oriental / Persian dance — at Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, Sweden

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An Iranian woman jumps over a bonfire, in the Pardisan Park in Tehran during Chaharshanbe Souri, or Wednesday Feast. Chaharshanbe Soori is the ancient Festival of Fire celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday of the Iranian year. Iranians jump over burning bonfires while throwing firecrackers to celebrate arrival of spring and the upcoming holiday of Nowruz.

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Eldfesten / Chaharshanbe Suri 2013 — Parvaz Dance Ensemble from Layali Oriental Dance Academy - Oriental / Persian dance — at Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, Sweden

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