Chahar Shanbeh Soori - Persian Fire Festival- Tuesday Night March 12th

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Chahar Shanbeh Soori - Ancient Persian Fire Festival- Tuesday Night March 12th, 2013

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“Char Shanbeh Soori”, or in many variations of its spelling; Chahar Shanbeh Souri, Chahar Shanbeh Suri, etc., is one of the major celebration of the Iranian people that they celebrate on the night of last Tuesday of the Iranian new year. For more detail information about Persian or Iranian New Year "No_Rooz", please visit

Chahārshanbe-Sūri (Persian: چهارشنبه‌سوری), pronounced Chārshanbe-Sūri (Persian: چارشنبه‌سوری) is the ancient Iranian festival dating at least back to 1700 BCE of the early Zoroastrian era.[1] The festival of fire is a prelude to the ancient Norouz festival, which marks the arrival of spring and revival of nature. Chahrshanbeh Suri, is celebrated the last Tuesday night of the year. The word Chahar Shanbeh means Wednesday and Suri is red. The bon fires are lit at the sunset and the idea is to not let the sun set. Bon fires are lit to keep the sun alive till early hours of the morning.[2] The celebration usually starts in the evening. On this occasion people make bon-fires on the streets and jump over them. The young shoot lots of fireworks before and during Chaharshanbe Suri (literally: Feast Wednesday).

Events around the Town:

Almost any major city or Metropolis in US and all around the word organized special events; shows and concerts with famous singers, dancers, special foods, etc.

Currently, These Chahar Shanbeh related events are scheduled in Dallas Fort Worth area:

Tuesday, March 12


Char Shanbeh Soori - Ancient Persian Fire Festival

Location: Oak Point Park. 2801 E Spring Creek Parkway in Plano, Texas, 75074
Presented by: Texas Persian Cultural Center
6 - 9 pm 972-492-0604

Tuesday, March 12


Char Shanbeh Soori - Festivalof Fire after the Picnic


details: 10 PM – to 2 AM Proudly Presents

AVENU Lounge

2912 McKinney Avenue Dallas, TX 75204

Contact Babak Davani, (214) 248-3858


For information about other events and Persian New Year No-Rooz, please visit

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