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Afghan Society of Halifax

Cultural and Non-Cultural Events

The Society has three national events and one international annual event. These events are, Nawruz, Eid Ramazan, Eid Qhurban and Yelda Night which is a New Year Eve.

Take advantage of this opportunity to sponsor any event as if you sponsor the four events for the year, your business will be mentioned on our website for that period. Early registration will give you the chance for a free one year advertisement on our website.



Yalda Night

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Time: 5PM to 11PM

Location: 3530 Connolly St., Halifax

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Volunteers Appreciation Event

September 10, 2023

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Eid al-Fitr Celebration

April 22, 2023

6:00pm - 10:00pm

6036 Coburg Road, Halifax

You are Welcome to Join Us
Registration is Required before the event


Nawruz Celebration

March 18, 2023


Yalda Night

Wednesday December 21, 2022

5:00pm - 10:00pm

6036 Coburg Road

You are Welcome to Join Us
Registration is Required before the event

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Nawruz Art Exhibition

March 21, 2022

9:00am - 2:30pm

Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Road
2nd Floor | BMO Community Room

2021 Nawruz | online celebration

This year due to COVID-19 the event was online!

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Happy Yelda Night شب یلدا تبریک

December 21, 2020

This year due to COVID-19 we won’t be able to celebrate and operating party, but we hope you all have it into your home with your family and enjoy the (long night of Winter).

All the best and wishes to you!

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, we have decided to cancel this event. stay safe!


Date: Sunday March 22, 2020
Time: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 36 Holland Ave.
Bedford, NS
B4A 1L9

Contact us for more information!

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Long Night of Winter

Date: Sunday December 15, 2019
Time: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: St Paul's United Church
173 Old Sambro Road

Contact us for more information!
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Free Try-It Event

Date: Sunday November 17, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Chocolate Lake Recreation Centre
1014 Purcell’s Cove Road
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Kite Flying Festival

Saturday Aug 11, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Point Pleasant Park, Halifax

Saturday Aug 18, 2018

Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Mosaic Festival Downtown Halifax Water Front

Saturday Aug 25, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Point Pleasant Park, Halifax

For more information, visit our
Facebook page
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New Year (Nawruz)

Date: March 18, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: 36 Holland Ave.
Bedford, NS B4A 1L9
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ASH Annual General Meeting

Date: Sunday December 18, 2016
Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 6300 Lady Hammond Rd. Suite #200 | Room #1
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Eid Ramazan Celebration

Date: July 9, 2016
Time: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: 3530 Connolly Street, Halifax, NS B3L 3R3
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The longest night of winter!

Reading Books and listing to great Poems from Rumi and Ibn Sina.

December 21, 2015… more information to follow!

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Long Night of Winter - Yelda Night | Dec 15, 2019

Long Night of Winter

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Nawruz Celebration | March 18, 2017

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Nawruz Celebration | March 20, 2016

Haft Mewa is a compote made from seven different dried fruits and nuts served in their own juices. Traditionally the seven ingredients are as follows: red raisins, black raisins, yellow raisins, senjid (the dried fruit of the oleaster tree), pistachio, dried apricot, and dried apple.
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Sunday March 22, 2015
5:00pm - 1:00am
Our Lady of Lebanon Parish
3844 Joseph Howe Dr. Halifax

Nawruz Celebration

Nawruz event on March 22, 2015 is the first event of Afghan Society of Halifax to be open to the public in Halifax. Afghan Society of Halifax will be honored to show the public their cultural performance from dancing, live music to singing. Also giving the public the chance to try the Afghani food.

These events continue to grow exponentially and we anticipate attendee number to exceed 200 guests in the year 2015 at Nowruz event itself. We are proud to have sold out for the first consecutive year.

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