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What exact day is this year’s Fire Festival?

In the absence of an official body to announce the timing of this year’s Fire Festival, different opinions have been raised in some media and social networks about when it should be held. Is this year’s Fire Festival on Tuesday, March 12 or Tuesday, March 19?

Many Iranians believe that since this year the moment of the New Year’s transition is at midnight on Thursday, March 21, 2024, the Fire Festival should be celebrated on the evening of Tuesday, March 19, 2023. However, researchers of ancient rituals say that the evening of Tuesday, March 12, 2023 is the Fire Festival.

Mohammad Ali Dadkhah says that tonight is the Fire Festival. Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, a lawyer and researcher of Norooz, says that this year’s Fire Festival is tonight, March 12. He mentioned the importance of Thursday in Iranian culture, noting that this day corresponds to the four seasons of the year, the four main geographical directions, and the four elements of nature.


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