Simorgh Dance Holiday Celebration and Fundraiser

Center for Creative Living 1460 Koll Circle, Suite C, San Jose, CA

Dance Workshop, Silk Road Bazaar, Social Dancing, and more… Join the Simorgh Dance Community for our annual holiday party and fundraiser. Learn and enjoy some traditional folk dances of the Silk Road, take home some ethnic treasures from a Silk Road bazaar, enjoy refreshments and sweets, enjoy dance performances and live music, then celebrate in […]

$10

Silk Road Bazaar and Fundraiser

Center for Creative Living 1460 Koll Circle, Suite C, San Jose, CA

Meet members of the Simorgh Dance Collective and take home some ethnic treasures from a Silk Road bazaar. Find specialty ethnic clothing, hand-made articles, veils, and jewelry for sale from our travels to Iran, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. Come browse for rare and unusual ethnic costume dresses, skirts, vests, jewelry, and more, vintage as […]

Free

Online Performance and Fundraiser

Online

Enjoy an online program of Silk Road dance and music performances by the Simorgh Dance Collective without leaving your home. Featuring Farima Berenji, Rashid Shadat, Mona Gafari, Homeyra Banejad, Nariman Assadi and the Simorgh Dance Collective. Register with Eventbrite to receive the live video streaming link. When you register you have the opportunity to help […]

Donation

Mehregan Celebration 2020

Mehregan is the Persian festival of autumn, one of the most ancient Iranian festivals known, when the community gathers together for prayers of thanksgiving and blessings. On Mehregan, friends and family gather to celebrate the beginning of fall and its colors. Hosted by the Roya Foundation, the 2020 Mehregan Celebration is held entirely online with […]

Livestream

Yalda: A Festival of Light

Online

Join us for an evening celebrating Yalda (winter solstice), the longest night of the year. Shab-e Yalda (Yalda Night) is the Persian Winter Solstice Celebration on the eve of the Winter Solstice. The Persians believed that this night is the night of the birth of Ahura Mazda and Mithra, Persian God of Light and Truth. […]

$10 – $15

Livestream

Norouz Celebration 2022

Online

Join us for an afternoon celebrating Norouz, the coming of Spring! Norouz is the traditional spring and new year celebration of the Persian and Central Asian people. Norouz means “New Day” and it falls on the March equinox, the first day of spring. Families on Norouz gather together and wait for the exact time it […]

Livestream

Prayers and Whirling for Abadan

San Jose, CA San Jose, CA

Join us for a prayer session, ancient mourning ritual of the Persian Gulf (Call of the Sea), and whirling in memory of the casualties and devastation in Abadan, Iran. Together we wish the people of Abadan healing in the face of this tremendous tragedy, to all those who have been wounded, lost family, or have […]

Free