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Sat, 14 Dec


UWA Watersports Complex

DASTAN's Yalda Night

DASTAN is celeberates the longest and darkest night of the year and the victory of light over darkness, Yalda Night. We will enjoy live music, dance and plenty of Persian foods in our special buffet. Everyone is invited!

DASTAN's Yalda Night
DASTAN's Yalda Night

Time & Location

14 Dec 2019, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm AWST

UWA Watersports Complex, 9 Hackett Dr, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

About the Event

Yalda is the Iranian festival of the winter solstice, the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere (happening on December 21 or 22 every year), and an ancient celebration of the victory of light over darkness.

On Yalda Night, Iranians set a table with fruits of red colour (like pomegranates and watermelon), dried nuts, sweets and a book of poetry by Hafez of Shiraz (Iran's most famous lyric poet of the 14th Century CE). It is a great night of gathering, music, poem reading and fun.

Join us on Saturday 14th of December for this evening of festivities, Persian food, traditional music and dance on the beautiful Matilda Bay foreshore!

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 Tickets and Pricing 

The price of the tickets includes admission, catering, entertainment, photo booth with a traditional Yalda table and an information brochure.

Please book your tickets early as spaces are limited. A 15% early booking discount is offered until November 30th by using the promo code EARLYBIRD upon checkout.


The event will be held at UWA Watersport Complex located on the Matilda Bay foreshore, with a stunning 180 degree view of the Swan River.


A buffet Persian dinner will be served including lamb, chicken and vegetarian options. Soft drinks will be provided. Unfortunately, we cannot cater for severe allergies at this event.


Free parking is available for all guests.


This event is organised by Dastan Foundation in collaboration with The UWA Persian Club, an Iranian student club at The University of Western Australia.

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