2012 Persian New Year Celebration

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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.