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Nowruz in Washington Areas

Celebrating Nowruz is known not only by middle eastern nationalities, but also by most other people who are familar with persian culture. Nowruz is greatly celebrated wherever our people live particularly where persian community is larger such as nations Capital, Washington. Norwruz festival in Alexandria, which is organaized by Mrs. Asemi …

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Jewish Holy Places in Persia

Persia has been not only an historical but also a holy land for all jews around the world. Prophet Danial, Ester, Habakkuk, and many others are a biblical people who acted as God led them. Persian kings from Cyrus to many other generations help jews to rebuild Jerusalem and live …

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Nowruz Festival in Virginia

This is the forth year, Mrs. Shohreh Asemi organizes Nowruz festivals in metro areas. Reston was a city where Nowruz was celebrated in two last years. Despite a cold weather, people welcomed the feasts. As always, this festival shows culture, arts, traditions, music, and dances within in booths which provide the …

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Aitak Ajangzad as a Bilangual Educator

Born in London, Dr. Aitak Ajangzad grew up in Tehran and now resides in New York City. Aitak is an educator musician, visual artist, and researcher who has devoted her career to early childhood and multicultural education. Throughout the past decade, Aitak has been privileged to work with culturally diverse …

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Maryam Dadkhah as a Nutritionist

Maryam Dadkhah has a PhD in Nutrition and is a registered and certified dietitian and nutritionist (RDN, CDN). While she keeps updated with the latest science, she applies it to her counseling. Her counseling goal is to help people achieve a healthy lifestyle and make independent healthful choices. Seeing her …

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Yalda

Shab e Yalda is an historical celebration of triumph of light over darkness. This is like most of Persian feasts, related to astronomy and nature. The last day of  Azar (December 20th or 21st) in Persian calendar is the longest night of the year which is a symbol of evil which has …

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Ramin Toloui as Treasury Assistant

WASHINGTON – Ramin Toloui was confirmed by the United States Senate today to serve as the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for International Finance. In this position, Toloui is responsible for leading Treasury’s work on international monetary policy, coordination with the G-20, and regional and bilateral economic issues. …

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Iranian Senator With 64%

Cyrus Habib got the highest national votes for Washington State midterm elections and became a US senator in 2014. Although Habib has been fully blind since age eight, he could gain the best education degree in law and job after school. His blindness could not stop Cyrus being involved in politic as …

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Azar Nafisi

Azar Nafisi was born in Iran in 1955 and was an English professor in Tehran University before immigration to US in 1977. She   is now a fellow at John Hopkins University  

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Halloween in Washington

It seems fun and sometimes scary for most of people who celebrate or follow Halloween, despite its historical believe as a religion. According to Wikipedia, party of western countries like Ireland, they celebrated new year on first of November. Therefore, 31 of October was an open night between earth and …

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Afghan Festival in Washington

The third annual festival which has been organized by Afghan Education for a Better Tomorrow (AEBT). The main goal of the festival is knowing Afghan to public by music, art, dance, and foods. Here is a glance of the festival in Washington in October 2014.  

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Mehregan Feast

  Mehregan feast was the second great celebration after Nowruz in old Persian era. As Nowruz shows the first day of a year at Persian calendar, Mehregan was the beginning of fall as Persian Festival of Autumn. This feast has been symbol of love, friendship, God, and joy.

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More Iranians Came to US

400,000 Iranians who live in US talk Farsi at home Based on recent report of The Census Bureau, the rate of Iranians’ immigration to US has been increased to %4.62. This report shows a comparison between year 2010 until 2013. It also says, Farsi speakers who talk just mother language …

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Khayyam in Manhattan

Refer an agreement with New York City’s mayor last year, the status of the famous Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer Khayyam  which was made by professor Hossein Fakhimi,  is settled in Manhattan. for more details, click here

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Children of Persia

Walk for Children of Persia was the name of 10th annual festival that plans to fund raise and encourage people to be involved helping needy children in Iran. Children of Persia is a non-profit organization which was officially established in 1999 in Maryland.

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