Thursday 1st July, in Fasli tradition, is the Zoroastrian Rain Festival of Tir Jashan, dedicated to the star deities of Tir and Teshar.
Give bracelets made of the seven colours of the rainbow (usually silks). At the end of the festival go to a high place and throw them into the wind (hoping they are biodegradable). It's also traditional to dance, make merry and splash each other with water.
This festival is devoted to the divinity Tir and is associated with the dog-star Sirius and the coming of the rains in Iran and the fertility they bring.
As the Festival is actually on the 13th of Tir, some Zorastrian traditions convert this to 4th July.
Interestingly, yesterday, here in the UK, it was the end of Pride month which is traditionally celebrated with any rainbow adornments.
Thursday 1st July is also Canada Day; the national day of Canada.
This is a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of Canadian confederation, which took place with the passing of the Constitution Act on 1st July 1867, where the new name Canada recognised the three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick being united into a single Dominion within the British Empire.
By keeping traditions and celebrating national festivals, communities retain a sense of harmony and connection, thereby bringing balance and wellbeing into their lives.
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