8th Annual Nowruz Celebrations at LACMA - Sunday March 13, 2016
Join us this Sunday to celebrate the arrival of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year and the first day of spring from 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM at LACMA! Event is *Free and open to all!
This year's program includes:
World Premiere of "Whispers of Spring" 
A multimedia experience by "one of the wonders of World Trance music," Mamak Khadem.  Join us on a Nowruz journey exploring the themes of this holiday shared by millions of people throughout the world!
*Tickets Required for this performance
3rd Annual Iranian Costume Parade
Calling on children and adults of all ages to participate in the Annual Iranian Costume Parade! Join us in spreading cheer and joy throughout the LACMA campus dressed in your favorite Iranian costume! Please be advised the the parade starts promptly at 3:00 PM and the participants should be lined up by 2:45 PM.
Outdoor Concert by Niyaz, feat. Azam Ali
Niyaz feat Azam Ali will dazzle visitors with their 21st century global trance music. Described by the Huffington Post as "an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music,"   Do not miss this free concert, which will be held at LACMA's Hancock Park at 5PM.
Plus much more, including:
A grand Haft Sin Display, Children's activities and music by Ziba Shirazi, along with  Saaz O Dohol musicians and traditional Persian dancers throughout the campus.
Nowruz in Orange County - Saturday March 26 at UC Irvine
This year Farhang Foundation celebrates Nowruz in Orange County at our new home at the University of California, Irvine's Claire Trevor School of Arts on Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 11:30 PM - 5:00 PM, join us for a full day of actives for the entire family including:
Orange County Premiere of Whispers of Spring by Mamak Khadem
$20 tickets to this performance are required and can be purchased at Farhang's Box Office
We cannot wait to welcome you all to our Orange County Nowruz celebration!
Help us bring IRAN THROUGH BOOKS to the country's biggest book fair for the second consecutive year! 
Your donations and support would be highly appreciated! A minimum donation of $25 will qualify  you to be entered into a raffle to win a signed copy of PERSEPOLIS by Marjane Satrapi  or POMEGRANATES AND ROSES by Ariana Bundy DONATE NOW!
Talinn Grigor: On the Global Impact of Contemporary Iranian Art
An insightful talk series on Contemporary Art of Iran: from the Street to the Studio! Dr. Talin Grigor, Professor of Art History at the University of California, Davis, will address the development of contemporary Iranian art, its production and its institution. The talk is free and open to the public and will be follow by a reception,
IRVINE April 18, 2016 - 6PM 
Jordan Center for Persian Studies LEARN MORE
LOS ANGELES April 19, 2016 - 3PM
The Getty Center for more information on this event LEARN MORE
UCLA Celebration of IRANIAN CINEMA - April 30 - May 22
Mark your calendars for three weeks of outstanding Iranian Cinema, including the opening night Los Angeles Premiere of TWO, a directorial debut by renowned actress Soheila Golestani on Saturday April 30, 2016. 
Check out the film's TRAILER and stay tuned for the official ticket sales announcement and complete list of films being screened at this year's celebrations.
2016 Farhang Foundation Iranian Mural Design Competition
Farhang Foundation in collaboration with Beautify Earth to gift five murals to the City of Los Angeles.  We're calling on aspiring and veteran artists to submit original designs conceptualizing aspects of Iranian culture.   Eligible designs will be considered as the central artwork featured in a series of murals in prominent areas of Los Angeles.  
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