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Iranian American Event in New York: “A Spring Voyage to Celebrate Iranian and American Fusion”

Persian Arts Festival is proud to announce its 9th annual Nowruz celebration, Night of Melodic Wanderlust, a spring voyage to celebrate Iranian and American fusion, MC’ed by comedienne Susan Peret, featuring Persian-Americana rock from three of the city’s hottest bands. … Continue reading

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Nima Javidi – awarded Iranian Filmmaker (Biography + Scenes from Melbourne & it’s premiere in Iran)

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Nima Javidi was born in 1980. A qualified mechanical engineer, Javidi began making short films in 1999 and has made six to date: Marathon Paralyzed Champion (1999), A Call for O (2001), The Poor Earth (2004), Changeable Weather (2007),…

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Nazanin Daneshvar: Tehran’s Trail Blazing Tech Entrepreneur

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Nazanin Daneshwar Successful Iranian Businesswoman As a young businesswoman in Iran, Nazanin Daneshvar didn’t plan to become one of Tehran’s trail blazing techpreneurs.  She has overcome obstacles of both age, and gender. The 30-year…

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Two galleries in Tehran are holding a retrospective of awarded Iranian painter Sirak Melkonian

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Iranian painter Sirak Melkonian Two galleries in Tehran are holding a retrospective of painter Sirak Melkonian in a joint project. A collection of paintings created over the past 70 years by the 85-year-old artist…

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Keyhan Kalhor: Iranian music maestro and former Grammy awards nominee to perform in the US and Canada

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Iranian musician and Kamancheh virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor along with Indian sitar maestro Shujaat Husain Khan is slated to perform in New York, Boston and Irvine The duo is planning to present their program accompanied…

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Interview with Iranian photojournalist Newsha Tavakolian: “Whenever I reach the end, I start from scratch”

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Newsha Tavakolian (photo by Arash Ashouriniya) Newsha Tavakolian, a self-taught photographer, says her success has no bearing on her gender. Newsha Tavakolian, an established photojournalist and art photographer, started her experimental career at 16.…

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Rita, Iranian-born Israeli pop singer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rita_%28Israeli_singer%29 “Rita Yahan-Farouz (English: Jahanforuz; Hebrew: ריטה יהאן-פרוז‎; ,Known Simply as Rita, b. March 24, 1962) is an Iranian-born Israeli pop singer and actress, notable for being one of Israel’s most famous female singers…In 2011, she also became popular in … Continue reading

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Nima Arkani-Hamed, Prof. of Theoretical Physics at Princeton University

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nima_Arkani-Hamed “Nima Arkani-Hamed (born 5 April 1972) is an American-Canadian[1] theoretical physicist with interests in high-energy physics, string theory and cosmology. Arkani-Hamed is now on the faculty at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.[2] He was formerly … Continue reading

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World class guitar player Armik

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armik “Armik (born Armik Dashchi[1]) is an Iranian–Armenian flamenco guitarist and composer“ See also: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYgPJbkCb2A

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Professor Madjid Samii “World Physician”

“Professor Madjid Samii was born in Tehran, Iran…He has been the president of the International Society for Neurosurgery and was elected as the founding president of the Congress of International Neurosurgeons (MASCIN) in 2003.[3] Madjid Samii received the “World Physician” … Continue reading

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Hossein Yassaie, CEO of Imagination Technologies

“Hossein Yassaie, PhD, is the Chief Executive Officer of Imagination Technologies Group plc, a leading provider of System-on-Chip (SoC) silicon IP whose technologies power many of the most advanced and iconic smart and feature mobile phones, personal media players, netbooks, … Continue reading

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Maryam Tousi: A woman with the speed of the wind

Maryam Tousi (born 5 December 1988 in Tehran) is an Iranian sprint athlete. She is the Iranian record holder in 100 m, 200 m, 400 m and 4×400 m relay. She studied Physical Education at University of Tehran. Medal record … Continue reading

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