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2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


2009 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Museum of Art Norouz show

Philadelphia-Museum-ArtSunday March 14, 2010
10:30 am  – 3:45 pm

Celebrate Norooz, a festival of new life observed by Persians, Tajiks, Afghans, Uzbeks, Kurds, Baha’is, Zoroastrians, and Azerbaijanis. The Nomad Dancers, with children’s dance groups Rangeen Kaman and Mainline Performing Arts, perform Middle Eastern and Central Asian dances, and musical group Kavkaz shares the melodies of the region.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Please call or e-mail ahead for exact location
Phone: (215) 763-8100
E-mail: visitorservices@philamuseum.org

Experience the Sofreh Haft Sîn, the ceremonial table of the New Year, a Parsee Navroz presentation, a demonstration by artist Dr. Mustapha Shayegan, and more. One Book, One Philadelphia shares this year’s selection, The Complete Persepolis, a graphic novel by Iranian author Marjane Satrapi; and a local cartoonist shows you how to tell your own stories in this exciting medium. Finish the day by creating Norooz-inspired art projects.

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Above image and videos are from previous years when Silk Road Dance Company performed at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Free after Museum admission

Sofreh Haft Sîn Presentation 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Make-and-Take Workshop 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Parsee Navroz Presentation 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Nomad Dancers with Rangeen Kaman and Mainline Performing Arts Starts at 11:00 a.m.
“One Book, One Philadelphia” Presentation 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Artist Demonstrations 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Music Performances by Kavkaz Starts at 12:00 p.m.
Nomad Dancers with Rangeen Kaman and Mainline Performing Arts Starts at 1:15 p.m.
Music Performances by Kavkaz Starts at 2:00 p.m.
Nomad Dancers with Rangeen Kaman and Mainline Performing Arts Starts at 3:30 p.m.

http://www.philamuseum.org/

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Nomad Dancers (will perform this year) – Azeri dance