The Peldor Festival or Gratitude Festival was a Bajoran tradition. The festival involving the burning of renewal scrolls and greeting others with "Peldor Joi". (DS9 episodes: "The Nagus", "Fascination", "Rapture", "Tears of the Prophets", ST - New Worlds, New Civilizations short story: "The Glories of the Hebitians")

History and specificsEdit

Quark used the days leading up to the Gratitude Festival in the early 2370s to convince patrons in debt to him to paint his bar for free. (DS9 reference: Legends of the Ferengi)

In 2374, the Doctor EMH on the USS Voyager thought about celebrating the Bajoran Gratitude Festival. (VOY novelization: Day of Honor)

The Festival of 2375 included an event called Meditation for Peace which the Vedek Assembly recalled offworld Bajorans to participate in. (DS9 novel: Avatar, Book One)



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