2023 Nowruz

Happy Nowruz 2023 Astronomical Vernal Equinox  - March 20th 5:24 PM In previous years, we have written about the history of Nowruz and the traditions, such as the Haft-Sin table, that accompany the traditions of the Persian New Year, Nowruz is a significant and celebrated holiday for Iranians today and [...]

Nowruz Pirooz

Happy Nowruz, the celebration of the Persian New Year and first day of Spring! As it happens, Nowruz 2021 was particularly well timed and meaningful. The date of Nowruz is determined by the Persian Solar calendar which observes the Vernal Equinox as the beginning of the New Year. In 2021, [...]

Mohammad-Reza Shajarian

Described as one of the great voices of all times, the melody emperor of Iran, the greatest living maestro of Persian classical music and the voice of Iran, Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, the Iranian singer, poet, calligraphist and humanitarian, passed away at 80 years old in Tehran after a 15 year battle [...]

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