Calendar

Sunday, August 23 2015

  • Free
    Film - ( Directed by Kaveh Bakhtiari ) Switzerland, France
    23 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
    In Athens, Amir, an Iranian immigrant, has a modest flat, which has become a...
  • Iranian Bazaar - ( Arts, Crafts, Sweets, Jewelry, Instruments, etc. ) 24 vendors
    23 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
    24 vendors offering different products including Arts, Crafts, Books,...
  • Food & Drink - ( Serving Tea & Traditional Sweets ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
    Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the...
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    Visual Arts - ( Visual Arts Exhibition )
    23 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
    23 Aug 2015 - 11:00am
    6 Restaurants serving a variety of Iranian food
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    Music - ( Kianoush Khalilian ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 11:00am
    Kianoush Khalilian will be improvising on the Ney to create a delightful...
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    Music - ( Baarbad Ensemble ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 11:00am
    “Dara Dar Tan” literally means, “join the body". It is a...
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    Workshop - ( Cooking demonstration by Ariana Bundy ) USA
    23 Aug 2015 - 11:30am
    American-Iranian Chef Ariana Bundy is a TV Chef and cookbook author of '...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Leili Anvar )
    23 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    In this talk, Ms. Anvar will evoke the history of love poetry in Persian...
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    Kids - ( Please refer to kids’ programs schedule ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
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    Kids - ( Love Stories From a Twelfth Century Persian Romance By Ariel Balevi )
    23 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    The Haft Paykar is a verse romance composed by the classical Persian poet,...
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    Kids - ( Daryanaz Kamelan )
    23 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    This activity is suitable for ages 4 to 18. The instructor will set up a table...
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    Kids - ( Kids Programs )
    23 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    Nail polishing, manicure and pedicure, face painting and crazy hairdo...
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    Kids - ( Puppet and Mask Making Workshop )
    23 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
    This is a puppetry and arts and craft workshop for kids (age 5-10). They will...
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    Music - ( Iranian Pop Songs ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 12:30pm
    Sohrab Behrad will perform popular covers of pop hits that just about everyone...
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    Film - ( Documentary Presented by Sadeq Saba )
    23 Aug 2015 - 12:45pm
    Filmed in part across Iran during the run up to the 2009 election and...
  • Dance - ( Iranian Ballet ) Sweden, Kyrgyzstan
    23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
    The performance of Les Ballets Persans, produced in collaboration with National...
  • Theatre - ( Written by Bahram Beyzaie, With Mojdeh Shamsaie ) USA
    23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
    1001st Night is the story of Jam’s two imprisoned daughters, Shahrnaz and...
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    Dance - ( Vancouver Pars National Ballet ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
    The Vancouver Pars National Ballet will present a variety of folk and...
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    Workshop - ( Camp Gozashteh IAAB ) USA
    23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
    Having trouble translating a Persian saying or caught in a conversation of...
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    Kids - ( Ferdows Kids )
    23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
    Ferdows is a Persian immersion and cultural education centre. They are a proud...
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    Kids - ( Daryanaz Kamelan )
    23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
    This activity is suitable for ages 4 to 18. The instructor will read a story...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Ali Atabaki ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
    Darius the First, the great Achaemenid king, chose to build his tomb within the...
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    Kids - ( By Setareh Masoumbeiki )
    23 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
    Everyone loves to play! So, let’s gather and do group games! The general...
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    Kids - ( By Ladan Lotfi and Iana Komarnytska )
    23 Aug 2015 - 2:00pm
    In this lively workshop of Persian music and dance, ladan and Iana will perform...
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    Kids - ( By Boostan )
    23 Aug 2015 - 2:00pm
    Tassels, Braiding & Knotting: Skills to Make a Persian Carpet We all know...
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    Kids - ( By Aitak Sorahitalab )
    23 Aug 2015 - 2:00pm
    In this workshop, participants will learn how to carve a stamp out of a Persian...
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    Music - ( Classical Guitar ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 2:15pm
    Bagher Moazen will perform pieces from Moazen, Francisco Tárrega and...
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    Music - ( Arash Behzadi ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 2:30pm
    Arash’s 3rd Solo Piano album, “With Closed Eyes", will be...
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    Music - ( Pop/Rock ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 2:45pm
    “Rhythm and Vibes” was formed in 2012 in Toronto, as “Nima...
  • Music - ( Persian Fusion ) France
    23 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    "When it comes to creation, there is no boundary, no border, no gender, no...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( Dick Davis ) USA
    23 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    Despite popular notions about women’s empowerment in Iran, the Persian...
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    Kids - ( By Laya Alemohammad )
    23 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
    Musical activities are an integral part of young children’s development...
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    Music - ( Flamenco Trio ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 3:15pm
    Spanish Andalusian flamenco music in form of trio, composed and arranged by...
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    Film - ( Directed by Mania Akbari ) Iran
    23 Aug 2015 - 3:30pm
    (This film is immediately followed by the Film “Dancing Mania” in...
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    Film - ( Directed and Narrated by Roya Akbari ) Iran, Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 3:30pm
    (This film is screened immediately after "From Tehran to London" in...
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    Talk / Presentation - ( A Poetic Performance ) France
    23 Aug 2015 - 3:30pm
    Leili Anvar and Frédéric Ferney read passages of the poem (in...
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    Dance - ( Mayn Zard Dance Group ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 4:00pm
    This work includes a handful of famous styles of Kurdish dance that are mostly...
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    Music - ( Music: Ney, Gheychak, Qanun ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 4:00pm
    The band will perform a selection of the following pieces of exquisite...
  • Theatre - ( Based on a poem by Siavash Kasrai and Shahnameh ) USA
    23 Aug 2015 - 4:30pm
    The Scarlet Stone is a multidisciplinary and collaborative dance/theatre/music/...
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    Ceremony - ( Volunteers and Artists Appreciation - Closing Ceremony Part I ) Canada
    23 Aug 2015 - 4:30pm
    Celebrating the completion of Tirgan Festival 2015 with participating artists,...
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    Music - ( Closing Ceremony Part II )
    23 Aug 2015 - 5:45pm
    Maestro Masoudi will perform some of his most memorable Gilaki songs including...