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2011 Norooz: Nowruz Events and News Worldwide

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Canada: Give the Gift of Joy to Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees

Iranian-Railroad-for-Queer-RefugeesIranian New Year (Nowrooz) will be celebrated on Farvardin 1st, 1390, Unless of course, you happen to be queer, queer Iranians, commonly ostracized by their families live in fear and persecution or the lonely alternative of exile and isolation.

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Googoosh Nowruz 2011 Concerts

Googosh-Nowruz-2011-Concerts-iThursday, March 24, 2011
Istanbul Congress Center, Istanbul Turkey

Sunday, March 27, 2011
Merdeka Hall PWTC, Kulala Lampur Malaysia

Saturday, April 9, 2011
Nokia Theatre, Los Angles, California

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Portland: Andisheh Center's Chahar Shanbe Suri 2011

Andisheh-Center-Chahar-Shanbe-Suri-iTuesday, March 15, 2011
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion 6pm
Portland, Oregon

Andisheh Center is proud to have organized this event in Portland for the past years. Hope to see all of you for this year’s event.


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USA: Radio Javan Norooz Parties

Radio-Javan-AJA-Lounge-Atlanta-iFriday, March 11, 2011
La Vida, Los Angeles 10pm

Friday, March 18, 2011
AJA Lounge, Atlanta 10:30pm

Saturday, March 19, 2011
Cities Lounge, Washington DC 10pm

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Southern California: Caltech Nowruz Celeberation 2011

Iranian-FICCIT-caltechSaturday March 19, 2011
Caltech Dabney Lounge 7pm

Join FICCIT to celebrate Nowruz (Iranian New Year) in an evening of fun and culture.


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Los Angeles: Iranian Psychological Association's Nowruz Gala

Iranian-Psychological-AssociationSaturday March 19, 2011
Olympic Collection 7pm

Join IPAA for Nowruz celeberation, four course Persian dinner, DJ Behshid & DJ Moein, Traditional Haft Seen table.

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San Francisco: Art People Gallery’s Persian New Year Celeberation

Art-People-Gallery-iSaturday March 26, 2011
Crocker Galleria, SF 6-10pm

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A CELEBRATION OF THE PERSIAN NEW YEAR. Let’s embrace the Persian Culture with fine art, live music, and Classical Persian performances! Meet the artists, enjoy delicious food, DJ, & surprises.

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Southern California: UC Irvine Nowruz 1390 Celebration

Society-Iranian-Graduate-Students-UC-IrvineSunday, March 20, 2011
UC Irvine Student Center 3pm-midnight

Society of Iranian Graduate Students at UC Irvine (SIGS) cordially invites you, your friends and your family for an unforgettable day full of enjoying programs, to Nowruz Celebration of 1390 (2011).


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Northern California- Chahar Shanbeh Soori, Persian Festival Of Fire

4shanbehsoorifinalprintfront-iTuesday March 15, 2011
B4Twelve (Bistro412), Palo Alto 6pm

We have teamed up with the Persian Student Association of Stanford University and Bay Area’s Shabeh Jomeh Chapter to bring you a special & exclusive Chahar-Shanbeh Soori celebration with family & friends at a special venue accomodating indoor and outdoor staging areas.

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New York: Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York Navroze

Zoroastrian-Association-of-Greater-New-YorkSaturday, March 26, 2011
Pomona Darbe-Mehr, Suffern

This is going to a fun-filled evening with a lot of activities ranging from the Annual General Meeting of ZAGNY, Elections for the new ZAGNY Board 2011-2014, Silent Auction for the 2012 N.A. Zarathushti Congress, Announcement of the winner of the Gara Raffle. And of course dance, music and scrumptious food. Not something you would want to miss !

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Texas: Persian Cultural Center Norooz

Texas-Persian-Cultural-CenterSaturday, March 19, 2011
Persian Cultural Center, Richardson 8pm

Join us for Norooz celeberation, food, music, dance and theatre

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Northern California: Persian Center's Norouz 2011 and ChaharShanbeh Souri

Persian-center-Norouz 2011-iFriday, March 25, 2011
Crowne Plaze Cabana Hotel, Palo Alto 6:30pm

ChaharShanbeh Souri
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
2000 block of Durant Ave in Berkeley 7pm


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Chicago: Nowruz Parade

Chicago-Nowruz-Parade-2011Saturday, March 26, 2011
50 W Washington St. 11:30am-4pm

What Can I Do? You can Organize, Recruit and Campaign in your School, Work place or among Friends and Family to form a Unit to participate in the 2nd Chicago Nowruz Parade.

A unit starts with two people, one on each side of your banner.

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Denmark: Nowrooz Iranian New Year Celebration

denmark-iranian-nowroozFriday, March 18, 2011
Folkedansens Hus,Gjellerupvej 7pm

Celebrate with Haji Firouz, Djena’s dance group, dancing with Negin, Kurdistan dance ensemble ROJAN, the best Iranian dance music by DJ Arya, and much more …. food and beverages available.

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San Diego: Association of Iranian American Professionals Norooz 1390

Association-of-Iranian-American-Professionals-of-San-DiegoSaturday, March 19, 2011
Marriott at Del Mar 6:30pm

4 Shanbe Soori
Tuesday March 15, 2011
Mariners Point at Mission Bay

Association of Iranian American Professionals (AIAP) House of Iran (HOI) Persian Cultural Center (PCC) celebrate Norooz

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Seattle: Nowruz Eve Celeberation

Golha-club-Seattle-iSaturday, March 19, 2011
Town Hall Seattle 6:30pm

Golha Kids, Arghavan Ensemble (traditional music), Delshodeh Ensemble ( traditional Persian Dance), Amoo Nowruz and a Surprise Stand up Comedian.

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Maryland: Azerbaijani Novruz Holiday Celebration

United-States-Azerbaijan-Chamber-of-CommerceSunday, March 20, 2011
Glenview Mansion 2-6pm

The Azerbaijan Trade and Cultural Center cordially invites you to the annual Novruz Holiday Celebration, featuring Azerbaijani music, dance, food and activities!

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San Jose State University Norooz and Iranian Studies

san-jose-state-university-NOROOZThursday, March 10, 2010 – 7pm
Engineering Auditorium

On March 10th, San Jose State University will celebrate the Persian New Year just a little early. Norooz, the most important holiday in Iran and among Iranian Americans and other Persian-speaking people marks the arrival of the spring equinox. But this year, Norooz is also marking the arrival of the newly established Iranian Studies program at SJSU.

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Toronto: Norouz 2011 Group Show

Davood-Mantegh3-400x500-iMarch 03 – March 19, 2011
Queen Gallery

Norouz, meaning ‘New Day’ in Persian, is the traditional celebration of the Iranian New Year. Celebrated in Iran, this festival, which marks the first day of Spring, has now spread to other parts of the world.


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United Kingdom - Nauryz Spring Festival in Cambridge

Cambridge-University-Kazakh-SocietyFriday, 11 March, 2011 – 7pm
Jesus College, Chapel

Cambridge Central Asian Forum and Cambridge University Kazakh Society, Cambridge University Uzbekistan Society and Cambridge University Azerbaijan Society is delighted to invite you to the annual celebration of the Nauryz Spring Festival.

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London - Iran Heritage Foundation's Norouz Gala 2011

iran_heritage_logo1Saturday 19 March 2011
Grosvenor House, London

Iran Heritage Foundation cordially invites you to celebrate Norouz. The evening’s programme will include an exciting auction, Edalat Ensemble, Afshin, DJ

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Virginia: Mosaïque presents No Rooz Dinner Show and Dance Party

Troupe-Eshveh-iSunday, March 27, 2011
Bamian Afghan Restaurant

Join us for a celebration of the Persian New Year and the arrival of spring! Featuring contemporary and classical Persian dance, along with theatrical Middle Eastern folklore dances performed by Katayoun with Troupe Eshveh and Mosaique students.

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USA: Give Back this Norooz

National-Iranian-American-CouncilSaturday, March 12, 2011

The Iranian New Year, Norooz, is a time of year to celebrate family, friends and the rebirth of nature.  It’s also a time for spring cleaning ‘khouneh tekouni’ and, according to some, setting the tone for the year ahead.


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London – British Museum Nowruz Lecture

British-MuseumFriday 18 March, 2011 – 17.30

Nowruz is celebrated in many countries from Afghanistan and Iran to Uzbekistan.

Talks and discussion on Nowruz, Rumi poetry readings, music and reception.

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Toronto - Iranian-Canadian Network Nowruz Gala 2011

Iranian-Canadian-NetworkSaturday March 26, 2011
Riviera Parque

Dinner and entertainment by Parviz Sayyad, DJ Takin and Davood Behboodi. Opportunity to win excellent prizes.

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