Calendar

Saturday, August 22 2015

  • Iranian Bazaar - ( Arts, Crafts, Sweets, Jewelry, Instruments, etc. ) 24 vendors
    22 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
    24 vendors offering different products including Arts, Crafts, Books,...
  • Food & Drink - ( Serving Tea & Traditional Sweets ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
    Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the...
  • Free
    Film - ( Directed by Mahdi Bagheri ) Iran
    22 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
    Residents of One Way Street is a documentary about the lives and memories of...
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    Visual Arts - ( Visual Arts Exhibition )
    22 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
    Ask any number of people about what homeland means to them, and you won’t...
  • Food & Drink - ( Iranian Cuisine ) 6 Restaurants serving Iranian food
    22 Aug 2015 - 11:00am
    6 Restaurants serving a variety of Iranian food
  • Free
    Workshop - ( Cooking demonstration by Ariana Bundy ) USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 11:30am
    American-Iranian Chef Ariana Bundy is a TV Chef and cookbook author of '...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Fariborz Mokhtari )
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    Dr. Fariborz Mokhtari’s critically acclaimed recent book, In the Lion's Shadow...
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    Ceremony - ( Winner Announcements )
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    The winners of Tirgan Short Story contest and Homeland Photography contest (...
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    Music - ( Babak Taghikhani and Solmaz Peymaei ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    INsou-UNsou band with Babak Taghikhani (pianist/composer) and Solmaz Peymaei (...
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    Music - ( Kianoush Khalilian ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    Kianoush Khalilian will be improvising on the Ney to create a delightful...
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    Workshop - ( Ann Marie Fleming & Kevin Langdale ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    Kevin Langdale and Ann Marie Fleming will be giving a 3 hr. crash-course...
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    Kids - ( Please refer to kids’ programs schedule ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    Click here for kids’ programs schedule
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    Kids - ( By Boostan )
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    Tassels, Braiding & Knotting: Skills to Make a Persian Carpet We all know...
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    Kids - ( Ferdows Kids )
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    Ferdows is a Persian immersion and cultural education centre. They are a proud...
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    Kids - ( Kids Programs )
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    Nail polishing, manicure and pedicure, face painting and crazy hairdo...
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    Kids - ( By Laya Alemohammad )
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    The history of pottery and ceramic art is embedded in the Iran’s rich and...
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    Dance - ( Tabriz Dance Group ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:15pm
    Tabriz Azerbaijani Music and Dance Ensemble (TAMDE) was founded in Toronto in...
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    Music - ( Pop/Rock ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 12:45pm
    “Rhythm and Vibes” was formed in 2012 in Toronto, as “Nima...
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    Kids - ( Love Stories From a Twelfth Century Persian Romance By Ariel Balevi )
    22 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
    The Haft Paykar is a verse romance composed by the classical Persian poet,...
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    Kids - ( By ArtCave )
    22 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
    A fun puppet making workshop for kids ages 5-10 ArtCave is an artist...
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    Film - ( Directed by Mania Akbari ) Iran
    22 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but when society applies inordinate...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Soheila Darvishi ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
    The expansion of the newly formed Achaemenid Empire was an outcome of the great...
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    Dance - ( Mayn Zard Dance Group ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
    This work includes a handful of famous styles of Kurdish dance that are mostly...
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    Workshop - ( Amin Afshinmanesh ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 2:00pm
    Araz School of Percussion's instructor, Amin Afshinmanesh, will present a...
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    Kids - ( By Setareh Masoumbeiki )
    22 Aug 2015 - 2:00pm
    Everyone loves to play! So, let’s gather and do group games! The general...
  • Theatre - ( Written by Bahram Beyzaie, With Mojdeh Shamsaie ) USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 2:30pm
    1001st Night is the story of Jam’s two imprisoned daughters, Shahrnaz and...
  • Theatre - ( Based on a poem by Siavash Kasrai and Shahnameh ) USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    The Scarlet Stone is a multidisciplinary and collaborative dance/theatre/music/...
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    Dance - ( Vancouver Pars National Ballet ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    The Vancouver Pars National Ballet will present a variety of folk and...
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    Music - ( Music: Ney, Gheychak, Qanun ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    The band will perform a selection of the following pieces of exquisite...
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    Kids - ( By ArtCave )
    22 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    A fun puppet making workshop for kids ages 5-10 ArtCave is an artist...
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    Kids - ( by Vida Gharemani )
    22 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    The puppet show is about folk dances from the different parts of Iran. At the...
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    Kids - ( Puppet and Mask Making Workshop )
    22 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    This is a puppetry and arts and craft workshop for kids (age 5-10). They will...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Leili Anvar ) France
    22 Aug 2015 - 3:30pm
    A presentation of the Conference of the Birds together with the projection and...
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    Film - ( Directed by Arsalan Baraheni ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 4:00pm
    Exilic trilogy is made up of three separate dramatic documentary films, shot by...
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    Music - ( Azarbaijani Music ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 4:00pm
    Tabriz Azerbaijani Music and Dance Ensemble (TAMDE) was founded in Toronto in...
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    Workshop - ( Camp Ayandeh Redux, IAAB ) USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 4:00pm
    This workshop is open to high school students and is segmented in two parts:...
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    Kids - ( Daryanaz Kamelan )
    22 Aug 2015 - 4:00pm
    This activity is suitable for ages 4 to 18. The instructor will set up a table...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Dick Davis ) USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 4:30pm
    Mr. Davis points to challenges faced by translation of Dai Jan Napol'on...
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    Kids - ( By Setareh Masoumbeiki )
    22 Aug 2015 - 4:30pm
    Everyone loves to play! So, let’s gather and do group games! The general...
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    Kids - ( Hooshvar Foundation )
    22 Aug 2015 - 5:00pm
    Our toy-making workshops stimulate creativity, innovation and confidence, as we...
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    Kids - ( The "Snowpa" written by Jabbar Baghchehban )
    22 Aug 2015 - 5:00pm
    Kamran Bakhtiari will tell the story of "the Snowpa" and narrate brief memories...
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    Kids - ( By Laya Alemohammad )
    22 Aug 2015 - 5:00pm
    Musical activities are an integral part of young children’s development...
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    Music - ( Rock ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 5:15pm
    The inception of Persis as an idea dates to 1999, but it took well over 10...
  • Music - ( Traditional ) Canada, Turkey
    22 Aug 2015 - 5:30pm
    This concert brings together two virtuoso musicians steeped in the traditional...
  • Free
    Tribute - ( ) Canada, USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 5:30pm
    At every Tirgan, we pay tribute to an outstanding figure, who has had a...
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    Music - ( Acoustic Guitar ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 6:00pm
    Maneli Jamal will explore the guitar with influences from all over the world...
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    Music - ( Conducted by Behnam Jahanbeiglou )
    22 Aug 2015 - 6:00pm
    Toronto is well known as the most diverse and multicultural city in the world....
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Iranian Alliances Across Borders, IAAB ) USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 6:00pm
    Community Building in the Iranian Diaspora: Shared Lessons With a Transitional...
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    Kids - ( By Aitak Sorahitalab )
    22 Aug 2015 - 6:00pm
    In this workshop, participants will learn how to carve a stamp out of a Persian...
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    Dance - ( Tabriz Dance Group ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 6:30pm
    Tabriz Azerbaijani Music and Dance Ensemble (TAMDE) was founded in Toronto in...
  • Free
    Kids - ( By Setareh Masoumbeiki )
    22 Aug 2015 - 6:30pm
    Everyone loves to play! So, let’s gather and do group games! The general...
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    Film - ( Directed by Bahman Maghsoudlou ) USA/Iran
    22 Aug 2015 - 6:45pm
    An analysis of the style and vision of Abbas Kiarostami, the world’s most...
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    Music - ( Arash Behzadi ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 7:00pm
    Arash’s 3rd Solo Piano album, “With Closed Eyes", will be...
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    Kids - ( By Ladan Lotfi and Iana Komarnytska )
    22 Aug 2015 - 7:00pm
    In this lively workshop of Persian music and dance, ladan and Iana will perform...
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    Theatre - ( by Vida Gharemani )
    22 Aug 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pardeh Khani is a traditional and historical style of Iranian theatre where the...
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    Music - ( Pop - Rock ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 7:30pm
    Persian pop- rock music with a touch of Jazz Band: 1.Babak Amini: Band Leader/...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Mohammad Estelami ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 7:30pm
    Mohammad Estelami will critically examine the concept of the alleged exercises...
  • Dance - ( Iranian Ballet ) Sweden, Kyrgyzstan
    22 Aug 2015 - 8:00pm
    The performance of Les Ballets Persans, produced in collaboration with National...
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    Music - ( ICOT ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 8:15pm
    The dynamic collective, Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto (known simply as...
  • Music - ( Persian Fusion ) France
    22 Aug 2015 - 8:30pm
    "When it comes to creation, there is no boundary, no border, no gender, no...
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    Music - ( Sufi Music and Dance ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 8:30pm
    An ancient sound of mystical Persian poetry and Sufi Sama dance. ...
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    Music - ( World Electro ) France
    22 Aug 2015 - 9:30pm
    Make everyone dance. This is the promise of RAGHS. This unique creation of...
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    Film - ( Film Screening ) Iran
    22 Aug 2015 - 9:30pm
    Amir and Sara, a young couple, are going to Melbourne to continue their higher...
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    Music - ( Rock ) Canada
    22 Aug 2015 - 10:15pm
    The inception of Persis as an idea dates to 1999, but it took well over 10...
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    Music - ( Music by Radio Javan, DJ Delbar ) USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 11:00pm
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    Music - ( Radio Javan, DJ Delbar ) USA
    22 Aug 2015 - 11:30pm
    DJ Delbar will sweep audiences off their feet with a late night show in Tirgan...