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Description: Persians are fun loving people and the Parsi community celebrate every possible festival with equal flavor.
They eat sweets for Nowruz/Norooz and Diwali, dance for New Year and dress up for Christmas, their marriages, fashions and other celebrations are accompanied by the legendary feasts of meat, sweets and fish specialties. Persian/Parsi weddings too are occasions for fun, frolic, dancing and merrymaking. Almost all Parsi families hold a Jashan or festive celebration on birthdays, anniversaries or to mark success in business or education.
Persian wines and whiskeys;
Parsees like their whiskey and wines; It's called the Parsee Peg for some reason. If someone asks for a Parsee Peg in India, you've asked for a lot of whiskey and wine - you measure out five fingers worth of whiskey in a glass.
The Persian culture invented alcohol 7500 years ago to preserve fresh fruit from the summer time, through fermentation in ceramic jars, so that they can be consumed in the winter cold winter months, and help people stay warm.