Persian New Year Celebration 2012

Persian New Year Celebration at MAG

Saturday, March 24, 1:30 to 5 pm / free

event schedule

This program is sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Foundation; Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson & Johnson company; International Culture & Arts Network; and the Memorial Art Gallery. Additional funding is provided by the New York State Legislature; New York State Council on the Arts; and the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester.

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KhorsheedKhanoomDance.jpg 892KB Among this year’s performers will be the Montreal-based Khorsheed Khanoom Dance Company. Photo by Aram Bayat.
MuratTekbilek.jpg 194KB Murat Tekbilek will perform on the darbuka. Photo by Victor Muper.
PersianBowl-buffalomuseum.jpg 432KB This Persian Bowl with Mounted Horseman (1160-1199 CE) will be the subject of one of the day’s presentations. Collection of the Buffalo Museum of Science.