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New York - Iranian American Society of New York Nowruz Gala

IASNYSaturday March 19, 2011
North Hills Country Club

Join the Iranian American Society of New York and Kamran for Nowruz Gala

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New Jersey: Banou's Annual Nowruz Gala 2011

banouFriday, March 11, 2011
Rockleigh Country Club (Rockleigh, NJ)

Join Banou organization’s Nowruz 2011 Gala for cocktail, dinner, and prizes. Musical guest is Bijan Mortazavi.

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Virginia - Moms Against Poverty Norouz Dinner and Fundraiser

moms-against-povertySaturday, March 12, 2011
Cherry Blossom Restaurant and Banquet Hall
Sterling, VA

Join us for an evening filled with fun, music, dancing and delicious food celebrating Norouz while raising funds to support childeren living in poverty in Iran, US, Cambodia and Afghanistan.

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Northern California: Ballet Afsaneh - Persian New Year Celebration in Fresno

Mariam-GaibovaSaturday, March 26, 2011
Unitarian Universalist Church

Afsaneh Art & Culture Society in collaboration with the Iranian Culture and Art Club of Fresno is thrilled to present Jashne Norouz – Persian New Year Celebration. An unforgettable evening of exquisite Persian Music and Dance, unlocking hidden treasures from an ancient past.

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Northern California: Nowruz at Oakland East Bay Symphony

Oakland-East-Bay-SymphonyFriday, March 18, 2011
More Notes from Persia

In March 2008, we celebrated Persian New Year with a concert featuring music and artists from this part of the world, along with brilliant works from the Western classical tradition. The concert was so well-received we’ve decided to return to Persia this season, once again in time to celebrate Persian New Year, Nowruz.

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Southern California: Child Foundation 10th Annual Norooz Bazaar

child-foundation-iSunday, March 13, 2011
Hilton Hotel/Orange County Airport

Enjoy children’s activities, face painting, Haji Firooz, and DJ. Free Admission.

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Vancouver: Canadian Iranian Foundation Norouz Gala and Bazzar

Canadian-Iranian-Foundation-iSunday March 13, 2011
Norouz Bazaar
Mickey McDougall Gymnasium

Sunday March 20, 2011
Norouz Gala
Marriott Pinnacle Hotel

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Northern California: 14th annual Norouz Show at UC Davis

UC-Davis-Norouz-2011-1-iSunday, March 6, 2011
Freeborn Hall

The Iranian Student Cultural & Aesthetic Organization (ISCAO) invites you to join us for an unforgettable evening of Iranian music and dancing performed by UC Davis Students.

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Music: Shirin Jaun by Gul Yaru from Xinjiang/Uyghur region in China & Nuoruz Festival

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Uyghurs are a Turkic people of Central Asia, Uyghur language today shows considerable Persian influence as a result from Chagatai, including numerous Persian loanword, like Persian افسوس – گوشت – نوروز Uyghur  ئەپسۈس  – گۆش – نوروز

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Washington: Nowruz, A Persian New Year Celebration at Smithsonian

Smithsonian-iSunday, March 13 2011
Freer Gallery, Sackler Gallery

Dance, play, and feast your way into the Persian New Year at the Freer and Sackler. The museums’ third annual Nowruz celebration features attractions for all ages, including elaborate haft-sin tables displaying auspicious New Year’s items; chess and backgammon, a game invented in ancient Persia; “fire” jumping.

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New York: Persian Arts Festival Norooz Celebration

Persian-Arts-Festival-Norooz-2011-iSaturday, March 26, 2011

We are thrilled to present one of our most exciting lineups for our 5th Annual Norooz Celebration!  Come join us on Saturday, March 26th at the 92YTribeca for an incredible evening of film, theater, poetry, art and music!

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Los Angeles: Celebrating Nowruz 2011, Iranian New Year at LACMA

farhang-foundation-banner-iSunday, March 13, 2010
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Farhang Foundation in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an art institution of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, are proud to host the 3rd Annual NowRuz, Iranian New Year program.

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Persian New Year, Norooz 1390 - 2011 Times تحویل سال

150px-earth-lighting-equinox_enNowruz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the Iranian year. It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox (the start of spring in the northern hemisphere), which usually occurs either on March 20 on March 21.

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