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USA-Southern California: 2012 Nowruz Celebration at LACMA

lacma_norooz_2012Sunday March 18, 2012
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

For the last four years, Farhang Foundation has proudly hosted one of the biggest Nowruz (Iranian New Year) celebrations in Los Angeles. This year, our 4th Annual Nowruz Celebration at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), taking place on Sunday, March 18, 2012, will be bigger and better than ever.

In support of the festivities, we are calling on the public to share Nowruz Greeting Messages with the community in our widely distributed program booklet, as sponsors of this special program.

Program At a Glance:
11:30 to 5 p.m.
Traditional Persian Musicians & Dancers in Costumes (Throughout Campus)

11:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Story Reading + Calligraphy for Youth (Director’s Roundtable Garden)
Haft-Sîn Display (Los Angeles Times Central Courtyard)

NOON  to 1 p.m.
2012 Farhang Short Film Festival Award Ceremony (Brown Auditorium)
Seating will be first come, first served.
Please note: The top films will be shown on a loop starting after the Award Ceremony until 5 pm.  Open to all, no tickets required.

2 to 3:30 p.m.
Official Nowruz Program (Leo S. Bing Theater)
2012 Farhang Heritage & Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony
Featuring World Premiere Performance of “Celebration” by Hamid Saeidi
Seating is limited and will be first come, first served; no tickets required.

4:30 to 7 p.m.
Live Musical Performance by KamyR followed by D.J. (BP Grand Entrance)
Open to all, no tickets required.

lacma_norooz_2012-largehttp://www.farhang.org/2012NowruzLA

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