Category: FESTIVALS

THE RED HOT CELEBRATION OF CHAHARSHANBEH SOORI (Festival of Fire)
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March 14, 2017September 2, 2017

THE RED HOT CELEBRATION OF CHAHARSHANBEH SOORI (Festival of Fire)

Probably one of the more well-known of the Iranian celebrations by Westerners, aside from Nowruz, Chaharshanbe Soori is the unique celebration of unknown origins that leads up to the marking of the new year. This festival is celebrated in a few different ways today, all of which still include jumping over a huge fire! Iranians...

FAJR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
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January 30, 2017June 7, 2017

FAJR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Beginning just three years after the chaotic Iranian Revolution in 1979, the Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) has taken place every year on its anniversary and hosts of a multitude of national and international films. The globally recognized FIFF is promoted locally as well as internationally, attracting speakers from all over the globe including Europe,...