Yoga session – In Farsi

  Yoga in Farsi is a good way for mindfulness aficionados to try yoga in a different language. Break your routine and allow yourself to be guided by an experienced bilingual instructor. This class is also a perfect place for Persian from the greater New York City area to gather. Join us on Wednesday nights from 7 – 8 pm for only […]

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A Solo Exhibition by Austro-Iranian Artist Ramesch Daha

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is pleased to present a solo-show of Austro-Iranian artist Ramesch Daha at the ACFNY’s loft gallery. Hand-written notes, old postage stamps, banknotes, maps, photographs, drawings, newspaper cuttings: all of these can be found in the “Research Diary” at the core of Austro-Iranian artist Ramesch Daha’s wide-ranging project Unlimited History. The drawings and photographs show […]

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Raghs – A Solo Show By Sohailla Mahjour

Winterfest Theater Festival Competition 2017   What is “Raghs” About? Our Iranian-American hero falls in love with an older Iranian cousin who, in turn, cannot be himself in Iran. In this journey of heartbreaking losses, Sarina floats from adolescence to woman naively believing in a love that could unknowingly be a mere ticket to America.   Where: Hudson Guild Theatre […]

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NYPC Partners with IMVBOX

  New York Persian Center (NYPC) is pleased to announce that it has begun working with IMVBox.com as its “Official Education Partner” in their work relating to Iranian cinema and theatre. The purpose of our partnership is to give students the opportunity to learn further by watching Persian-language films online with the option of English subtitles. Alongside their Persian classes, […]

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Book Event – Mohsen Namjoo’s Book

Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian artist, songwriter, singer, music scholar and setar (traditional Persian lute) player based in New York City.Hailed as “the Bob Dylan of Iran” by the New York Times, Mohsen Namjoo is a visionary artist who speaks for the youth in Iran. Seamlessly blending the Classical Persian setar with electric guitar, and rock and blues vocal techniques […]

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نمایش فیلم “رویاهای دم صبح” از مهرداد اسکوئی

Starless Dreams Murder, drug addiction, hijacking cars, running away from home: these are just a few of the crimes that the girls from the rehabilitation center for juvenile delinquents in Tehran have committed. For seven years, director Mehrdad Oskouei sought permission from the Iranian authorities to allow him to film an imprisoned population, otherwise hidden from the public eye. The […]

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United in Times Square: Iran vs. USA Wrestling Match

Thursday, May 19, 2016 , 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – New York, NY, United States The mission of Beat the Streets is to develop the full human and athletic potential of the urban youth and to strengthen the culture of New York City wrestling. Address: Times Square, Broadway & W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036, United States More […]

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Rita Live in Concert at the Brooklyn

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 , 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM – Brooklyn, NY, United States Described as “larger than life”, “powerful”, “Nationalistic” and recently voted as the number 1 female singer for Israel’s 60th anniversary, Rita is forever engraved in our memories. She continues to prove, with crowded stadiums and with multi-platinum albums that she is by far the biggest […]

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