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Tuesday, March 19

2019 Persian New Year & Fire Jumping Festival | Berkeley
Tuesday, March 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Persian Center
2019 Persian New Year & Fire Jumping Festival | Berkeley
Jump over a bonfire for “Chaharshanbeh Souri: Festival of Fire” to shake off the darkness of winter and welcome the brightness of spring, a Persian ritual passed down since ancient Zoroastrian times. In Iran (and parts of Afghanistan and India), it is customary for people to ...