Celebrate Sizdah Bedar 2019 & April Fools
|Date:||Mon, Mar 18, 2019 - Wed, Apr 24, 2019|
|Venue:||All over California|
Sizdah Bedar 2019 ( "13 Bedar") ( سیزدهبهدر)
Sizdah is the Persian term for thirteen. Leaving the house on the Thirteenth Day of Farvardin (the first month of Iranian calendar), and joyfully spending the day outdoors have been a national tradition since ancient times in Iran.
Sizdah Bedar (in English: Getting rid of the Thirteenth) has been possibly considered as a tradition because some people believe the thirteen is an unlucky number, and everybody should get rid of the thirteen.
Most of the times Sizdah Bedar coincides with the first day of April, which is known as April Fools' Day in the Western Culture.
Like the Iranian New Year (in Persian: Nowruz), the tradition of Sizdah Bedar also traces back to the era of legendary king Jamshid who celebrated this outdoor festival together with his people.
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