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Southern California - Bowers Museum's Persian Festival of Norouz

bowers_museumSunday March 7, 2010
Santa Ana

Start the year off right and join in traditional Persian dance, music, food, art, face painting, lectures, see our beautiful ceremonial Haft-seen table and movies. Wear new clothes or Persian folk outfits and be ready for a fun, exciting, and memorable time. Co-sponsored by the Persian Cultural Arts Council.

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Los Angeles - CaFAM Norooz

cafam-NoroozSaturday March 13, 2010
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Norooz Celebration & Workshop 2 – 4:30PM

Declare your global citizenship and celebrate Norooz, the Persian New Year, which is celebrated on the Spring Equinox. Welcome in the new season by participating in an ancient cultural tradition with family and friends. Enjoy art projects, music, dance, and explore the full meaning of Norooz traditions at CAFAM!

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London - British Museum Norouz

British-MuseumSaturday March 20, 2010
Sunday March 21, 2010

Great Court 11-16:30

Visit the Ancient Iran Gallery, watch dancers and listen to musicians, enjoy myths and legends of Persia and take part in family activities.

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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.

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