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Mehregan 2011, A Celebration of Love, Knowledge, and Commitment

mehregan-2011-iOctober 1 – 2, 2011 (11 am – 11 pm)
Lakeside Lagoon Park in Irvine, CA

The Mehregan Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the 15th Annual Persian Festival of Autumn (Mehregan 2011) is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 1 – 2, 2011 at the Lakeside Lagoon Park in Irvine, California.

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Mowlana, Poet of Life’s Dance

Rumi-14526-iCompiled By: Firouzeh Mirrazavi, Deputy Editor of Iran Review

Each year on December a religious celebration is held at the site of Rumi’s tomb, to which tens of thousands of pilgrims come.

In the shrine there is a silver plated step on which the followers of Mowlana rub their foreheads and place kisses. This area is usually cordoned off but is opened for these devotional actions during the December pilgrimage festivities.

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United Kingdom - Edinburgh Iranian Festival 2011

Edinburgh-Iranian-Festival-2011Jan. 28 – Feb 6 2011

EIF aims to raise awareness of Iranian culture and helps to integrate it with other cultures in Scotland.  There are seven categories (arts, books, comedy, film, food, lectures, and music) with events taking place in venues across Edinburgh.

The festival is being organized by a dedicated team of volunteers.

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New York - The Ballet of Zal and Rudabeh

Ballet-Zal-Rudabeh-ijpgSunday May 16th, 2010
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

A timeless Persian tale of forbidden love and war from Shah-Nameh, an epic tale of Romance, War, Triumph and the transcendental power of love narrated in English and Persian. Choreographed by award-winning director Anna Djanbazian of the Los Angeles-based, Djanbazian Dance Company.

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Northern California - Festival of the Silk Road 2010

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Saturday May 8, 2010
Mexican Heritage Theater 6:30PM

Concert of Dance, Music & Poetry from Central Asia and the Silk Road.

Fun for the whole family!! A stellar cast of Bay Area world dance and music groups, a Silk Road bazaar, Art Exhibit, and many special guests.

Dance, Music & Poetry of Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, China, Tajikistan, Indonesia and more…

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