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2010 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

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Chicago - Children’s Museum’s Norooz

Thursday March 11, 2010
5 pm-8pm

Saturday March 13, 2010
11am – 4pm

Sunday  March 14, 2010
11am – 4pm

Passport to Persia: Visit our Haft-Seen display, decorate an egg to take home, enjoy special music and dance performances and more, discover Persia’s rich heritage with members of Chicago’s Persian community!

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Virginia – Iranian American Bar Association Norooz

uspatentSaturday March 13, 2010
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Madison Hall Auditorium, Alexandria

The IABA DC chapter and the IP Society of Iranian Americans of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office cordially invite you to Norooz Ball 2010.

Comedy show by Max Amini from The Axis of Evil Comedy tour, cultural Dance performances, traditional Musical performance, traditional Three course Iranian cuisine , and after party with DJ Arshia.

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Northern California - Islamic Cultural Center Norooz Events

Islamic-Cultural-Center-Northern-CaliforniaSaturday March 13, 2010
Norooz Show
Andeesheh Farsi School

Tuesday March 16, 2010

Sunday April 4, 2010
Sizdeh Bedar
Lafayette Reservoir

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Maryland – UMD’s Iranian Students’ Foundation Chahar Shanbeh Souri

Saturday March 13, 2010
Bowie Baysox (Prince George’s Stadium) 5-10PMISF-Chahar-Shanbe-Souri-2010-i

The Iranian Students’ Foundation of university of Maryland invites you to enjoy an evening of playing sports, dancing, and jumping over fire.

Listen to the sounds of’s resident DJ’s,  DJ Taba, and DJ Barbari, and Persis band and enjoy fine food from Friend’s Kabob. Also, be sure to check out the different companies and organizations at the event and see what they have to offer.

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Virginia - Moms Against Poverty Norooz Gala

Saturday March 13, 2010
Cherry Blossom Restaurant and Banquet Hallmomsagainstpoverty
Potomac Falls, VA

Join Us for an evening filled with fun, music, dancing and delicious food celebrating Norooz while raising funds to support children living in poverty. 100% Of proceed will support our ongoing projects.

Guest speakers are Rudi Bakhtiar and Niaz Kasravi.

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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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Vancouver - Canadian Iranian Foundation Norouz

Saturday March 13, 2010
Norouz Bazaar
Mickey McDougall Gymnasium, North Vancouver

Sunday March 21, 2010
Norouz Gala
Marriott Vancouver Down Town

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London - MTO Sufi Society Norouz Celebration

mto-london-2010Saturday March 13, 2010
SOAS – University of London

Sunday March 14, 2010
SOAS – University of London

The Norouz Celebration is a renowned programme that has now taken place every year for the past 9 years. The programme is a result of the hard work and co-operation of the MTO Sufi Society®, MTO College® and students from SOAS University. The event has become highly anticipated and is now a highlight of the calendar.

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