Iranian Association of Boston 2018 Yalda Celebration - جشن شب یلدا
Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

Iranian Association of Boston 2018 Yalda Celebration - جشن شب یلدا

“Come join us to celebrate the longest night of the year in an event full of music, dance, and fun with performances by some of the finest local musicians, Persian dance, poetry reading and DJ. 

Aftab will be preforming between 8-9:30 pm
Doors will open at 7:00Pm
Tickets: (available for purchase on Eventbrite and iaboston.org)
> Students, IAB Members and Seniors: $29 (Valid Student or Membership ID card required)
> Non-Members: $39
> Children (2 to 12 y/o): $10
> At the DOOR: $50
(Tickets are non refundable)”

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Shabe Yalda at Northeastern University
Dec
15
5:30 PM17:30

Shabe Yalda at Northeastern University

  • Curry Student Center, Northeastern University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

“Dear Northeastern Students
Let’s join together and celebrate YALDA night on the 15th of December. You are invited to this event to spend the longest night of the year with poems of Hafez, music and dance. Tickets will be available on 8th of Dec and all Northeastern Students can have one guest. 

Event Details:
Dance: Aftab Dance Group performing between 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Music Performers: Sarah Khatami, Paniz Farokh
Hafez Khani
DJ: Shayan Hojabri
*Dinner is included.”

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MIT PSA Nowruz Celebration
Mar
23
7:00 PM19:00

MIT PSA Nowruz Celebration

  • Morss Hall (50-140), Walker Memorial (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"Persian Student Association' cordially invites you to join us in celebrating the Iranian new year, while enjoying Iranian food, dance performance, live music, and dance party." (Link)
Early bird tickets are available until March 18. There would be a %25 late fee after March 18.
Tickets are available at: (Link)
 

 

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Northeastern University ISAN Nowruz Celebration
Mar
18
6:30 PM18:30

Northeastern University ISAN Nowruz Celebration

  • Curry Student Center 360 Huntington Avenue Ballroom Boston, MA 02115 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"We are happy to announce that we are having our Nowruz celebration event on March 18, at 6:30PM in Curry Student Center Ballroom at Northeastern University. We will have wonderful performances, with catering from Molana Restaurant. This year's Nowruz event is supported by Office of Global Services (OGS) at Northeastern University. It's free and open to everyone (Link) However, you still need to register using (link)

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Nowruz 2018: The Persian New Year Festival at Museum of Fine Arts
Mar
17
11:00 AM11:00

Nowruz 2018: The Persian New Year Festival at Museum of Fine Arts

"Explore Persian arts and culture through demonstrations, tours and talks, art making, music and dance performances including performances by Persian classical vocalist and musician Sepideh Raissadat. Shooka Afshar and her Sarzameen Ensemble perform in concert with artists Bahareh and Farzenah Safarani." (link)

Aftab will perform at 11:30am in Alfond Auditorium and 4pm in the Shapiro Family Courtyard. (Link)

 

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Shabe Yalda at Northeastern University
Dec
17
5:30 PM17:30

Shabe Yalda at Northeastern University

  • Curry Student Center Ballroom Boston (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"Please join us for our annual Yalda event on December 17th, at 5:30PM. We will have wonderful performances such as the Aftab Dance Group, and musicians Farzin Dehghan and Amir Darabi, with catering from Molana Restaurant. It’s going to be a night of laughter, dancing, and interactive games!"

 

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IAB Shabe Yalda
Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

IAB Shabe Yalda

Come join us and celebrate Yalda Night (an ancient Persian cultural festival marking the arrival of winter and the longest night of the year) in a night full of full of music, dance, and fun with performances by some of the finest local artists and musicians in the Boston area.
Yalda night refreshments will be served.

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Harvard Chan MENA Presents: Benefit for Iran Earthquake Relief
Nov
30
5:00 PM17:00

Harvard Chan MENA Presents: Benefit for Iran Earthquake Relief

  • pin Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Kresge Cafeteria (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"Harvard Chan students and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Student Group are hosting a benefit to raise funds for Moms Against Poverty (link), a non-profit providing direct relief for communities in Iran affected by the devastating earthquake that occurred on November 12, 2017.

The event will be a celebration of Shabe Yalda, an Iranian festival recognizing the winter solstice, and will include Iranian food from a local restaurant and a performance by Aftab, a Boston-based Iranian dance group."

 Purchase your ticket Here.

All proceeds will benefit communities affected by the earthquake. Our co-sponsors include the Office for Student Affairs at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (link) and Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) (link).

 

Event facebook page (link)

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Nowruz @ MFA
Mar
18
10:00 AM10:00

Nowruz @ MFA

Join us at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for a celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, and welcome the first signs of spring! Learn about Nowruz traditions and explore Persian works of art. Enjoy artist demonstrations, music, dance, art and more throughout the day.

• View a Haft Seen display—a key element of Nowruz celebrations—designed by Farzaneh Fallah-Sohy and Mostafa Masomi.

• Experience the beauty of the diverse cultures of Iran through Persian classical and modern dance performed by the Aftab Dance Group.

• Explore the Museum’s collection of ancient Iranian and Persian art and discover Islamic Highlights on a tour or a talk.

• Join Davood Shahin as he demonstrates the fine art of Persian calligraphy in Shapiro Family Courtyard.

• Listen to Shooka Afshar and her ensemble perform as they bring the spirit of Iranian folk tunes to life.

• Be inspired to create your own masterpieces and drop in on an array of art-making activities the whole family will enjoy.

http://www.mfa.org/programs/special-event/nowruz-2017-the-persian-new-year-festival

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Persian New Year @ BU Dental
Mar
17
6:00 PM18:00

Persian New Year @ BU Dental

"That beautiful time of year is fast approaching and Persian Student Dental Association at GSDM would love to invite you to our Annual Nowrouz event. Nowruz marks the first day of spring and beginning of Persian calendar. It symbolizes nature's rebirth after the passing of winter. Join us to celebrate this new beginning of our year on Friday, March 17, 6-9 PM at Heibert Lounge with Persian food ,music and dance! please Invite your friends and RSVP by March 12."

Tickets: $20
RSVP and pay at https://busdm-event.bumc.bu.edu/student_org/register.cgi

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Nowruz @ MIT
Mar
16
to Mar 17

Nowruz @ MIT

  • Lobdell Student Center (2nd Floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and celebrate Nowruz with other persian students. 
Nowruz is the name of Persian new year which is celebrated worldwide by the Iranian peoples, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year. 

In this event we will be serving persian food, playing persian musics, and introduce our culture to all other students. This is a great oppurtunity to find out more about Iran and Persian culture.

Tickets: 
$5 for MIT Undergraduates
$10 for MiT graduates and postdocs
$20 for guests
There won't be any ticket at door ticket for sale.  
This event is free for MIT undergraduates --> sold out
$5 for MiT graduates and postdocs --> sold out
$10 for guests --> sold out
Get your ticket here --> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/psa-nowruz-tickets-32458842271

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