Spring Dances of the Silk Road

Theater, Montalvo Arts Center 15400 Montalvo Rd., Saratoga, California, United States

Montalvo Performing Arts Series for Students Enjoy and participate in a sampling of the beautiful traditional dances celebrated each spring by the people of the Silk Road. There is the colorful scarf dance of the Iranian Qashqai people, basket dance of the Iranian Gilaki people, Turkish spoon dance, Kurdish or Azerbaijani dance, and more. Introduced […]


SLCC Norouz Celebration

Salt Lake Community College 4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Performances, raffle, and student presentations in honor of Norouz, the Persian New Year, at Salt Lake Community College. Featuring Farima Berenji and the Simorgh Dance Collective among the performers.

Belonging: Celebrating Community, Heritage, and HERstories

History Park 635 Phelan Ave, San Jose, CA, United States

Celebrate Women's History Month with a festive community gathering! Join History San José and Mosaic America as we honor the achievements and contributions of women throughout Santa Clara Valley's history. The festival will feature a diverse lineup of performers, storytellers, and history makers throughout San José's History Park. Historic buildings and exhibitions will be open […]


Spring Around the World

Leona Wagner Black Box Theater 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Friday March 31st at 7:00 pm, Eastern Arts presents Spring Around the World, a celebration of music and dance featuring special guests from San Jose, Farima Berenji and Simorgh Dance Collective along with World Dance Company, Salt Lake City Ballet, Character Dance Ensemble from the University of Utah and Eastern Arts dancers. Come enjoy music […]


Honoring the Earth with Mosaic America and NUMU

New Museum Los Gatos + Art Studio 106 East Main Street, Los Gatos, CA, United States

In celebration of Earth Day 2023, let’s come together through art, history, and music to build a community where we all belong. Along with New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU), we invite you to experience traditional and contemporary practices of belonging from cultures that have made their home in our collective neighborhood of Santa Clara County. […]


Mystical Gathering in Kermanshah

Kermanshah Kermanshah, Kermanshah, Iran, Islamic Republic of

A group with Master Farima Berenji, Pir Salman Hosseni, and other masters and musicians will be visiting sacred sites in Kermanshah, Iran May 11 to 14.

Content Magazine Pick Up Party

West Valley College, Cilker School of Art & Design 14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA, United States

Farima Berenji and other South Bay artists are featured in interviews and photos in Content Magazine "Perform" Summer 2023 15.3: A third-generation master cultural artist, Farima Berenji grew up in the light of her dancer mother and grandmother, literally dancing even as she learnt to walk. What puzzled her even then was how the matriarchs […]

Sema and Maqam Intensive

Join renowned Sufi Dance Master and Scholar Farima Berenji for a full day Sema and maqam intensive workshop. More details coming...

Caravan of Mystics Sufi Retreat

Metanoia Wellness and Retreat Center Baakline

Music and Sema Workshops, Zikr, Sema Gathering, Sacred Circles, Sohbet Sacred dance, music, and mysticism workshops with masters Farima Berenji, Pir Salman Hosseni, Pir Darush Hosseni, Evan Phillips, and more. Discover the magic of Metanoia Wellness and Retreat Center nestled in the heart of the Chouf Nature Reserve. Accommodation, high-quality food, and transportation included. Join […]