Tag: Festival

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,...

THE CELEBRATION OF SADEH
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January 29, 2017September 2, 2017

THE CELEBRATION OF SADEH

Marking the hundredth day since the passing of summer, this ancient Persian holiday celebrates the beginning of the long winter; honoring fire and defeating the darkness, frost and cold weather. The extravagantly grand festivity, Jashn-e Sadeh (also spelled Sadé) in Persian, was most elaborately celebrated in the times of ancient Persia. Old legends say that...