Saturday, Jan 6, 2018
The Magi of the ancient story were members of a priestly class, and are believed to have traveled from ancient Persia, so now we travel there to celebrate this time of the year.
“While turmoil exists all around, in Samarkand it is peaceful and beautiful. Timurid, who loves all forms of art has spared his enemies who have special artistic abilities, architects, artist and masons. His gardens are legendary, with waterfalls and all manner of flowers.
Join the ambassador of Henry III of Castile , Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo, as he enjoys all this capitol has to offer as ambassadors, nobility and their retainers from all over the world converge for discussions and delights. As the celebrations unfold, entertainment abounds. Persia at its best!
Imagine yourself in this exotic land, with its beauty amplified by the smell of exotic spices in the air as you spend time with old friends and make some new ones too.
Bring your Persian rugs and pillows to relax upon, as you enjoy the mysteries of old Persia; watch the paykubi (Persian dance), Listen to dastgāh (Persian music), and hear the Persian stories – Scheherazade’s 1001 Tales will be featured.
Autocrat: Umm Samin bint Asad al-Isfahaniyya, email
Location: 149 Concord Ave., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 at the high school.
Reservations can be mailed to: Erica Waldmann, (THL Etain Eame,) 179 Retriever Lane, Bunker Hill, WV 2541. Make checks payable to: “SCAWV, Inc Shire of Sylvan Glen”
Site opens at: 10 AM and closes at 9 PM
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If you would like to take advantage of the member discount, you can join the SCA here and get discounts at all the SCA events you attend.
Feast: Persian/mixed cuisine, prepared by the Kingdom’s own Baroness Oddkatla Jonsdottir.
$11.00 per person 10 years or older, under 10 free. Limited to 100. Feast is by pre-registration only. Deadline for feast is January 1.
You may share your dietary concerns with the Feastocrat, Lynn Johnson, Baroness Oddkatla Jonsdottir here .
Continental breakfast (coffee and cookies/pastries) will be available in the morning as well as a Day board from 11 AM – 3 PM for all to enjoy.
Persian Clothing Links for those who are interested
Also the Facebook page “SCA Persian Clothiers” has some WONDERFUL” info in their files section. It can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/228818680565289/
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