March 17, 2013
Just prior to Nowruz, Persian households decorate a ceremonial table, called the cloth of seven dishes—Haft Sin. This table was presented by artist-designer Hedi Aghevli.
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2nd Annual Persian New Year Festival in Reston Town
“I’ve been to the Oktoberfest here, the Wine Festival, concerts in the Pavilion, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen a crowd like this one.” That was Roy Mackey of Reston’s impressions of the throngs that filled the closed-to-cars Market Street in the Reston Town Center on Sunday, March 17.