2012 Persian New Year Celebration

Happy New Year!

pictures of 2012 Persian New Year Celebration
On March 24, 2012, more than 800 visitors welcomed spring at the second annual celebration of Now-ruz, the Persian New Year. They enjoyed music and dance presentations in the packed auditorium and Vanden Brul Pavilion; tours; an art talk; and the opportunity to purchase Persian tea and sweets. Many folks arrived early and stopped in at the Creative Workshop Open House. Read one visitor’s blog

Pictured: Display with Now-ruz symbols; Nursultan Kabylkas, a native of Kazakhstan, playing the dombra; performers from Montreal’s Khorsheed Khanoom Dance Company.

The Now-ruz Celebration was copresented by the Gallery and the International Culture & Arts Network.