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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

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2015 Farhang Short Film Festival Winners Announced 




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...

7th Annual Nowruz (Iranian New Year) Celebration at LACMA

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.

Focus Iran: Contemporary Photography and Video

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.

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March 2015 Newsletter

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