Thousands enjoy annual Persian festival

Thousands enjoy annual Persian festival ... 31/03/2014 Culture

Keywords:#AP, #Iran, #Iranian, #Persia, #Persian


Published: March 30, 2014 Updated: 8:31 p.m.

IRVINE – Amir Khazan looks forward to the annual Sizdah Bedar festival that is celebrated on the 13th day of the Persian New Year and held at William R. Mason Regional Park.

“It is one of the few stress-free days,” he said.

The Irvine resident, who dreams of Persian dancing, moved his arms to the sounds of Persian pop while lying down. He and wife, Ellie, feasted on Iranian soup, green beans and rice, napped on a blanket, and then were coaxed ...


Read more from Source »

Related articles based on keyword density
Centre for teaching Persian language starts in Muscat ... 27/04/2014 Culture
by Elham Pourmohammadi | April 27, 2014 Muscat: In a significant step to strengthen cultural ties between Iran and Oman, a centre for teaching ...View Details»

A Taste of Persia in Los Angeles ... 08/06/2016 Cuisine
By Lauren R. Rublin Persian cuisine is among the most savory of Iran’s exports, and one of the best places to sample its herb-and fruit-laced dishes i...View Details»

BY MATTHEW LEE AND GEORGE JAHN ASSOCIATED PRESS VIENNA (AP) -- Still facing significant differences between the U.S. and Iran, negotiators gave up on...View Details»

Iran’s water crisis the product of decades of bad planning - The Washi... 03/07/2014 Nature
By Jason Rezaian July 2 at 7:00 AM Follow @jrezaian TEHRAN — Iran is headed for a water shortage of epic proportions, and little is being done to re...View Details»

Iranian cinema comes into focus at TIFF Cinematheque - The Globe and M... 07/03/2015 Fun
*** Close-Up is a film about the power of film to erase the differences between life and art. (Janus) KATE TAYLOR The Globe and Mail Published Friday,...View Details»