Zoroastrians Celebrated Mehrgan in Vienna, Austria

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On Oct. 4th, 2008, a group of Zoroastrians, along with other Iranians, gathered at the Iranian Youth School in Vienna to celebrate Mehrgan.

Iranian Youth School is where Persian Language classes are held for Iranian students in Vienna. The Mehrgan program included traditional music, speeches on the origins of Mehregan, dancing and various competitions.

Zoroastrians also celebrated Mehrgan on Oct. 5th, 2008 by gathering outdoors at the mountaneous area of Hellingstadt in Vienna. The program started off with prayers and continued by talks on the history of Mehregan, poetry, lunch and dessert and dancing to music.

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