Schedule

Nowruz Opening Party – Memories of Love

Led by Hooman Khalatbari

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Music
By Ari Mark Friday, March 8 2019 - 6:30 pm

WE performs Persian songs with a classical ensemble led by renowned conductor Hooman Khalatbari

The Little Black Fish

A Free Adaptation of Samad Behrangi’s Short Story

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Theatre
By Ari Mark Saturday, March 9 2019 - 3:00 pm

“The Little Black Fish” is one of the most celebrated contemporary children’s stories in Iran. It has inspired generations of Iranians to dream big and explore new horizons. Maaa Theater produced a fr …

Comics Without Borders

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Comedy
By Ari Mark Saturday, March 9 2019 - 3:00 pm

A Nowruz Stand-up Comedy Trio with K-von, Melissa Shoshahi, and Reza Peyk

Behzad Leito and Radio Javan DJ

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Music
By Ari Mark Saturday, March 9 2019 - 11:00 pm

A Radio Javan DJ night live with Rapper/R&B singer Behzad Leito

Faramarz Aslani in Concert

Under the Musical Direction of Babak Amini

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Music
By Ari Mark Sunday, March 10 2019 - 7:00 pm

After the successful release of his most recent album “Nimeshab Ta Bamdaad,” the legendary singer and songwriter Faramarz Aslani is back on stage and now coming to Toronto for a breathtaking performan …

The Case of Metranpazhem

A Comedy Play by Siavash Shabanpour

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Theatre
By Ari Mark Saturday, March 9 2019 - 6:00 pm

“The Case of Metranpazhem” by Alexander Vampilov, the Russian playwright, is a great comedy written at 1971. The play is targeting the dilemma, 50 years after the Russian Revolution in 1971 and eighte …

Bird Dance

Farnaz Ohadi and Mashregh Ensemble

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Music
By Ari Mark Saturday, March 9 2019 - 2:00 pm

Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee, Farnaz Ohadi, weaves the soft lyricism of Persian poetry with the intoxicating rhythms of flamenco and Latin percussion in her latest album and touring concert ‘Bird …

Alireza Ghorbani

Live in Concert Conducted by Maziar Heidari featuring Toronto Multicultural Orchestra and North York Philharmonic Choir

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Music
By Ari Mark Sunday, March 10 2019 - 2:00 pm

Join us for a concert focused on the wealth of Iran national music, orchestral repertoire written for renowned Iranian singer Alireza Ghorbani with pieces composed by Homayoon Khorram, Farhad Fakhredd …

Culture in Motion

A Series of Persian Folkloric Dances

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Dance
By Ari Mark Saturday, March 9 2019 - 6:30 pm

Vancouver Pars National Ballet (VPNB), led by Azita Sahebjam, presents its best performance yet, “Culture in Motion”, in celebration of Tirgan Nowruz Festival. This high energy performance includes th …

Ali Azimi

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Music
By Ari Mark Saturday, March 9 2019 - 8:30 pm

Ali Azimi is back in Toronto after two years to perform at Tirgan Nowruz Festival with songs from his long anticipated new album “Of Love and Other Evils.” Azimi will play some of his previous favorit …

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The third edition of Nowruz Festival celebrating the Persian New Year will be held March 8 to 10 at the prestigious Toronto Centre for the Arts located in the heart of North York. The festival includes an impressive array of artistic programs including music, dance, theatre , visual arts, restaurants, market vendors and a wide and engaging variety of kids programs.