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Anizadeh A. The Nightlife in Iranian Folk Culture. CFL. 2018; 6 (21) :73-98
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-11-15071-en.html
M.Sc. in Persian Language and Literature/ Center for Research and Mental Status Examination- Islamic Republic of Iranian Broadcasting
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The nightlife is one of the indicators of community's lifestyle that shows the people's view of night and the manner they benefit from this period of time. Although the concept of theoretical biology at night, was formed after the industrial revolution and the transition to economic growth for efficient use of time, but it is obvious that most nations appropriate to their culture and values have experienced the nightlife. In Iran's traditional society, the old soirée is the main focus that by its analysis we can find the quality of Iranians' nightlife; time, place, food, the manner of invitation, a variety of cultural and art Entertainments, are amongst the most important components of common Soirée. Except that, many aspects of social vitality in Iran due to nocturnal rituals are performed in the context of night, natural rituals like Yalda, Chaharshanbesuri, Tirmasizdahsho or Religious rituals like the nights of holy Ramadan, Muharram and specially the night of Ashura, the Bara'at Night (mid Sha'ban), The Night of Wishes (The first Friday night of Rajab) and family rituals like babies six nights, baby's first teeth, circumcision night, wedding night and non-monsoon rituals like asking for rain and eclipse. This article tries to study the origin and background of 24 hour cities, the tradition of soirée in Iran as the most important leisure activities and social effects of Iranian nightlife.
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Received: 2016/12/3

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