Family Day: Spring Into Nowruz! Celebrate the Persian New Year

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Nowruz, the Persian New Year, marks the beginning of spring. Discover the spirit of Nowruz with traditional music, dance and crafts from Central Asia and Iran.

Program:

Auditorium:
12:00 PM – Music and Dance by J-Hoon Music Ensemble
The J-Hoon Musical Ensemble, a Kurdish youth dance company from New York City, will introduce the joyous and vibrant culture of the Kurdish people of Western Iran through a colorful display of song and dance. Their sparkling outfits, colorful scarves and upbeat music create a dazzling visual and auditory effect, and express the joy and enthusiasm of Spring, while paying homage to a rich heritage that has been passed down for over two millennia from one generation to the next.

2:00 PM - Music Performance: “Nowruz Songs and Stories"

8th floor:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
On-going activities:

- Haft-seen group project
- Nowruz Photo Booth
- Plant a flower
- Haft-seen Frame making
- Clay fish making
- Stamp Project
- And more!
 

Co-presented by Pardis for Children

Event Details

Sat 18 Mar 2017
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY
$5 students, seniors, children; $7 members (Dual Family members FREE); $12 nonmembers. Tickets available the day of event.
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