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Shab-e-Yalda organized by Embassy of India in Tehran

Iran, Ministry of External Affairs

December 20, 2021

The embassy of India in Tehran and Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center organized the Shab-e-Yalda event on 20 December 2021. The festival is an Iranian tradition to celebrate the commencement of winters and is marked by the triumph of light over darkness in old Iranian folklore. The traditional table with items related to Shab-e-Yalda was displayed at the center. Performance was given by Ms. Tara  Ghahremani, winner of Global Child Prodigy Awards 2020. She played a soulful rendition of Iranian folk melodies.

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