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Theater - The Persian Quarter by Salt Lake Acting Company

Kathleen-Cahill-play-THE-PERSIAN-QUARTER-iFeb. 2 – Feb. 27, 2011

SLAC proudly presents the World Premiere of The Persian Quarter by Kathleen Cahill.

A diplomatic crisis and a chance encounter trigger revelations of a shared past. The play unfolds on the final day of the Iranian hostage crisis in 1980 Tehran with Anne, an American hostage and Shirin, an Iranian revolutionary student who is one of her captors.

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Iran-born Hanif Bali elected to Swedish Parliament

Hanif-Bali-iThe new MP for Stockholm’s Solna constituency.

Hanif Bali’s family fled from political persecution in Iran, but the protection in neighbouring Iraq was short-lived.

When the second Gulf War broke out, Hanif’s parents sent him to safety in Sweden with human smugglers. He landed in Stockholm, exposed and alone.

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Vintage Fashion in Iran: Photographs from the first half of the twentieth century

Vintage-Fashion-Iran-8-iEstablishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 meant that women were forced to wear Hijab and that it is strictly forbidden for women to be photographed without Hijab.

There was a time, following the military coup of 1920 when women were forced not to wear Hijab. Here are a few photographs from the first half of the twentieth century, the rise of industrial era in Iran.

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Persian iPhone applications


Persian language is now supported on the latest iPhone Operating System hence there are a growing number of Persian applications on iTune store (about 70 apps so far). Here is a quick look at three applications targeting Iranian communities.

Persian Poem from Super Monko Studio: This a perfect application for all Persian-speaking literature lovers. Taghvim Pro from Mehdi Abedanzadeh Esfahani: All in one Iranian calendar with Persian holidays. Hokm from Hokm Technology: A challinging card game that requires skill and strategy.

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