22 Jun 2024
The fire festival at Skansen

The fire festival at Skansen

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17/03/2020 16:00 - 22:00
Address: Djurgårdsslätten 49, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden

With the hosts Sina Valiollah and Nazanin Nour, an entire sparkling evening with ice dance shows, traditional jumps of fires, children's activities, fragrant food and fantastic artists from all over the world!

The artists that gild the evening include Andy Madadian, Sasy, Mozhdah Jamalzadah, Jasmin Kara and Kiosk!
Information on all artists and other programs will be available shortly.
The party is being streamed live both internationally and to several cities in Sweden.

The fire festival is a non-religious celebration that has been celebrated among many different peoples for thousands of years to welcome spring and is part of the Persian New Year Nouroz. In Persian, the festival is called Chaharshanbeh Suri and is always celebrated on the Tuesday before the Persian New Year, which in turn falls on the spring equinox. Just as in the Swedish traditional Valborg celebration, nature's change is greeted with flaming fires, that winter is spring and that the light comes back.

The fire party is celebrated at the same time in Gothenburg and Malmö and in all cities there is free admission to the festivities!