How to sing “Tavallodet mobārak” in Persian?

“Tavallodet mobārak,” meaning “Happy Birthday,” is the most popular and recognizable song among Iranians at birthday parties. If you've ever felt unsure about the rhythm or pronunciation of the song, you're not alone! But don't worry, I've got you covered in my latest video where I teach you how to sing "Tavallodet mobārak" correctly.

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In the video, you will learn:

  1. The song's tune: Hum along as you listen to the song. You don't even need to know the words yet, just focus on the melody.

  2. The rhythm of the song: Try snapping along to the beat as you learn the tune. This will help you figure out when you're supposed to sing each word.

  3. The lyrics, pronunciation, and translation: The words to "Tavallodet mobārak" are simple, and I'll guide you through the correct pronunciation and their meaning.

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Download Printable printable Lyrics here:

Click:  Tavallodet mobArak Phonetics, English and Persian Lyrics

Here's how it looks like:



Tavallod, Tavallod,

تولد، تولد


Tavallodet mobārak

تولدت مبارک


Mobārak, mobārak,

مبارک، مبارک


Tavallodet mobārak.

تولدت مبارک،


Biyā sham’ā-ro foot kon

بیا شمعا رو فوت کن


Ke sad sāl zende bāshi,

که صد سال زنده باشی


Lābet shād o del-et khosh,

لبت شاد و دلت خوش


Cho gol porkhande bāshi.

چو گل پرخنده باشی.




 Some notes:


  • The context of the event doesn't matter, whether it's a small gathering or a big celebration. The lyrics and tune remain the same.
  • Practicing often to yourself at home can help you work out any kinks in your voice and remember the song better.
  • Don't forget to clap for the birthday person when you're done singing "Tavallodet mobārak"!


Now, tell me, to whom are you going to sing "Tavallodet mobārak"? Comment below and let's celebrate together!



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