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Tirgan’s Environmental Commitment

General
Announcement
By Reza Khanahmadi

A step in the right direction….

Hamed Nikpay Band

SUFI FUNK

Ticketed Music By Katayoun Sabet Friday, July 26 2019 - 8:00 pm

Fusion vocalist, Hamed Nikpay is returning to Tirgan Festival with a new world-class musical band to perform some of his popular hits along with new tunes and rendition.The performance will include se …

Muslim and a Mexican

Free Music By Katayoun Sabet Friday, July 26 2019 - 10:00 pm

Muslim and A Mexican is a musical project formed in 2016 in Brooklyn, New York, by Iranian veteran guitarist Anoush Saboktakin and Costa Rican multi-instrumentalist Luis Delgado. The band later added …

Khale Sooske

Directed by Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam

Ticketed Theatre By Katayoun Sabet Sunday, July 28 2019 - 1:30 pm

Khale Sooske, directed and performed by Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam and starring Boshra is one of our theatrical productions at Tirgan Festival 2019.   Khale Sooske, a play based on Bijan Mofid’s masterpi …

The Silver Poet

Ticketed Theatre By Katayoun Sabet Saturday, July 27 2019 - 6:00 pm

Tirgan proudly presents “Silver Poet”, an exceptional play by Houshang Touzie portraying the story of love & sacrifice of Fereydoun Farrokhzad at Tirgan Festival 2019. Fereydoun Farrokhzad was a s …

Zahhak

The Legend of the Serpent King

Ticketed Theatre Kids By Katayoun Sabet Sunday, July 28 2019 - 5:00 pm

Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King is an exceptional shadow play performance by Hamid Rahmanian; breathing new life into a magical Persian folk tale from the Shahnameh at the Tirgan Festival 2019. …

Khale Sooske

Directed by Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam

Ticketed
Theatre
By Faranak M Friday, July 26 2019 - 7:00 pm

Khale Sooske, directed and performed by Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam and starring Boshra is one of our theatrical productions at Tirgan Festival 2019.   Khale Sooske, a play based on Bijan Mofid’s masterpi …

Manushan Band (Opening Concert)

Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam

Ticketed
Music
Dance
By Faranak M Thursday, July 25 2019 - 8:30 pm

Outdoor Venue – The concert will go on as scheduled RAIN or SHINE The Tirgan Festival 2019 kicks off on July 25th with the opening concert by Manushan Band featuring internationally renowned dancer, a …

Kayhan Kalhor and Ali Akbar Moradi

Ticketed
Music
By Faranak M Sunday, July 28 2019 - 7:30 pm

GRAMMY Award winner and internationally acclaimed kamancheh (spiked fiddle) virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor performs with tanbur (plucked lute) master Ali Akbar Moradi in Tirgan Festival 2019.   Two virtuosos …

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Tirgan family is excited to announce the arrival of its much anticipated biennial Tirgan Festival, July 25-28, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. Tirgan refers to an ancient Persian/Iranian festival traditionally held in the month of July, inspiring what is currently the world’s largest celebration of Iranian arts and culture, taking place in Downtown Toronto. Through music, dance, theatre, cinema, literature, visual arts, food and crafts, Tirgan Festival highlights the richness of the contemporary and traditional art and culture of Iran. This year’s theme is “UNITY”; honoring our historical commitment to the celebration of diversity, talent, freedom, and equality. Tirgan Festival 2019 is brought to you by a commendable group of volunteers at some of Toronto’s most iconic performance venues including Harbourfront Centre, St Lawrence Centre for the Arts, and The Distillery Historic District.

خانواده تیرگان با برگزاری ششمین جشنواره دوسالانه تیرگان در روزهای ۲۵ تا ۲۸ جولای ۲۰۱۹ نهال دیگری برای پردیس فرهنگ و هنر ایران در کانادا به ارمغان می‌آورد. فروغ ستاره تیشتر در انقلاب تابستانی باران و آفتاب، رانه‌ی حدوث جشن و سرور ایرانیان از عهد باستان بوده و فرنود بزرگترین رخداد فرامرزی فرهنگ و هنر ایرانیان در عصر حاضر است. صدها هنرمند و فرهنگ‌ساز شایان در سپهر موسیقی، تئاتر، رقص، سینما، ادبیات و تاریخ در تورنتو گرد هم می‌آیند تا آسمان جشنواره تیرگان را ستاره‌باران کنند و منظومه‌ای از آفرینش‌های نوین هنری و ارزش‌های باستانی ایران را به فرهنگ پیشروی ملت‌های دیگر پیوند زنند. پیمان دیرینه ما با طبیعت و بایستگی زایش مستقل فرهنگی در پهنه جستارهای اصیلی مانند آزادی و برابری خانواده تیرگان را برآن داشته تا جشنواره ششم را با عنوان «یگانگی» برگزار کند. جشنواره‌ «یگانگی» تیرگان با همت برین صدها داوطلب عاشق فرهنگ و هنر ایران در سه مکان زیبای شهر تورنتو از جمله «مرکز هاربرفرانت» و «مرکز هنرهای سنت لارنس» و «مجموعه تاریخی دیستیلری دیستریکت» برگزار می‌شود.