Payvand links


Payvand's Home


Iran News: Daily news from four corners of the world


IranWeb: Selected Iranian sites by subject


Fale Hafez: On-line fortune poetry in Persian


Persian Calendar: Month/year Calendar. Convert dates to/from Persian


IranBooks: 100s of titles in 40 categories


IranTravel: Agents, Tours, Books, Offices, Maps


2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


2009 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide


Tehran - Chahar Shanbeh Souri Photographs

chahar-shanbeh-suri-iran-2010-000-iTuesday March 16, 2010

While the current Iranian government leaders do not want Iranians to celeberate this fire festival, people from all walks of life continue to do so, as if Iranians come with this fire-jumping gene!

This festival is the celebration of light (the good) winning over darkness (the bad). Photographs are from ISNA and Mehr, both considered state funded media, but they also have the gene!

» » » Continue reading

London - Contemporary Iranian's 4Shanbeh Soori and Norooz

Contemporary-IranianTuesday March 16, 2010
GINGLIK 7PM

Let’s celebrate 4Shanbeh Souri and Nowruz with with Persian art:
music, photography, painting, cartoon, short film and dance

» » » Continue reading

New York - Persian Parade 2010 & Chaharshanbeh Souri

Sunday March 28, 2010
Parade starts: Madison Ave and 39th St. 12 Noon
Parade ends: Madison Ave and 23rd St.
Festivity will continue at Madison Square Park

Tuesday March 16, 2010
Chaharshanbeh Souri in NJ

Over 25,000 spectators expected to watch 40+ different cultural themes, including floats, marching bands, dancers, and more, to showcase the great Persian history, and tradition.

» » » Continue reading