“Shab e YALDA” CELEBRATION

2017

We are so happy that you joined us for our Shab E Yalda 2017 celebration!

Tickets: https://www.tikkl.com/payvand/c/yalda-2017

Musics, Dance and Entertainment

 The Iranian Federated Women’s Club (IFWC)/Payvand are, with support from the City of Cupertino, is proud to present the Longest night (Winter Solstice) and the”Shab e Yalda” on Wednesday December 21, 2017 at Cupertino Community Hall, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the evening. There will be nationally-acclaimed Persian musicians and artistic performers.

This event, commonly referred to as “Yalda,” or “Shab-e Yalda,” or “Zayeshmehr,” or “Shab-e Chelleh” is the Persian Winter Solstice celebration, which has been celebrated for more than 3000 years. Yalda is celebrated on the Northern Hemispheres longest night of the year, which is the eve of Winter Solstice. Depending on the shift of the calendar, Yalda is celebrated on or around December 20thor 21st  each year. Yalda is the night of the birth of Mithra, a Persian angel of light and truth. Subject to seasonal drift, this day may sometimes fall on a day before or a day after the actual Winter Solstice. The festival of “YALDA” is celebrated by many groups of people in the Middle East, and Central and South Asia, but particularly by Persians or various Iranian peoples.
Date: December 21, 2017
Time: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave. Cupertino, 95014
Tel: 408-906-9237

Invitation City of Cupertino | Entertainment and program  

Posters: Small(8.5×11) – English  JPG  , PDFLarge (11X17) – English JPG , PDF

YALDA Table Setting & Flowers: 

Community Photographer: Andy Nguyen 

Graphic Designer: Nazli Rezaian 

Special “Yalda” Persian Food Buffet: Red Rose Catering  with support & help of  Rose Market Cupertino