April 5, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm – Joyce J. Cammilleri Hall at University of Southern California
Zohreh Jooya performing Kakuleh in THE SOUNDS OF A PERSIAN SPRING at Nowruz LACMA on March 22, 2015!
Thank you to all who joined us at the 7th Annual Nowruz Celebrations at LACMA on March 22, 2015
Farhang Foundation announced the winners of the 2015 Farhang Short Film Festival during a ceremony Saturday evening held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
Maryam Farahzadi's The Role of Each Fret (Iran) was this year's winning short film and awarded the top prize of $10,000. Commotion (Osyan) (Canada) by KAJART was the runner up and recipient of the $5,000 award. Rounding out the top three was Ali Azimi's & Arash Ashtiani's Prelude (Pishdaramad) (UK), which nabbed the $3,000 award. Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 | 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Join us as we celebrate Nowruz, The Iranian New Year with a full day of exciting activities throughout LACMA's campus, including live performances, music, storytelling and calligraphy for children, and a traditional Nowruz display known as Haft Sîn and a Traditional Iranian Costumes Parade”.
The official Nowruz program “The Sounds of a Persian Spring” by Zohreh Jooya at 1 p.m.*, and the outdoor concert by the groundbreaking rock band Kiosk at 5 p.m..
Nowruz is a free event and open to all.
Sponsored by LACMA’s Art of the Middle East: Contemporary and Farhang Foundation.
Exhibition Dates: January 25 - May 3, 2015, Craft & Folk Art Museum
The most successful art competition in Farhang Foundation history is now a public exhibition at Craft & Folk Art Museum of Los Angeles, between January 25 and May 3, 2015. For more information visit Focus Iran 2015.