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Norooz in Pasadena 2014

Norooz, Inc.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)

Norooz in Pasadena 2014

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8th Annual Celebration (2014)

Norooz in Pasadena will be celebrated on Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Scottish Rite Cathedral
150 North Madison Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

Reception: 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Program: 7pm-8pm
Norooz celebration continues: 8pm-8:45pm

Special guest, Honorable Bill Bogaard, Mayor of Pasadena

Master of Ceremonies, Nat Nehdar, Chair, Pasadena Human Relations Commission

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Ezat Parnia, President, Pacific Oaks College

Traditional Iranian percussion performance along with Flamenco guitar

Aladdian Rugs and Fine Art Gallery will display their Persian Rugs and antiques

Iranian Visual Artists will display their latest art work 

Dance will be performed by Djanbazian Dance Academy

Traditional Persian Tea House will be serving tea and sweets


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Donations of any amount will help support this important cultural event. Your gift is greatly appreciated. Norooz, Inc. is a certified 501(c)3. Your donation is fully tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Please click here to donate via PayPal.


Have questions about Norooz in Pasadena 2014? Contact Norooz, Inc.

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Scottish Rite Cathedral
150 N Madison Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)


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Norooz, Inc.

In 2014, Norooz will occur at 09:57:07 AM Pacific Time on Thursday, March 20th,
at the turn of the spring or vernal equinox.

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The mission of Norooz in Pasadena is to celebrate and promote Iranian arts and culture to the non-Iranian community in Pasadena and its neighboring cities. 

Norooz in Pasadena is a program of the nonprofit organization Norooz, Inc., which is a non-religious and non-political cultural entity.

As of 2009, Norooz has been declared “a new Pasadena tradition” by the City of Pasadena’s Mayor, Hon. Bill Bogaard.

The word Norooz means ‘new day’ and refers to a new beginning, a new year. It begins precisely at the time of the vernal equinox, which marks the beginning of Spring, on or about March 21.

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