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ocregister.com 31/03/2014 Culture

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


BY CINDY YAMANAKA / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

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 ...

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