By: Marjan Abdi, PhD
When we were
hosting the 2nd Annual Persian
Golden Lioness Awards® in
Our very first meeting with him was during the briefing session in the Arto’tel Conference room where all the awardees were briefed on the actual event of the following day. During the session and initial meeting we found Mr. Bahmani as a focused and goal oriented person. Dr. Dorbayani, the founder of WAALM – Persian Golden Lioness Awards® and President of IFSI® Institute describes him as “a man with principle”.
Bruce Bahmani is a freelance writer
and a marketing consultant who lives, writes, and works in the San Francisco Bay
Area in US. Bruce was born in
It was in 2000 when the blending of the two became apparent and the idea to turn the Shahnameh and the tales of “Rostam” into an American comic book was formed. Bruce is an active Persian community volunteer in the Bay Area focusing on promoting and exposing the Persian tradition and culture to non-Persians.
© Hyperwerks, Karl Altstaetter, Bruce Bahmani
Rostam Comic Books and Memorabilia can be purchased on amazon
Bruce Bahmani who could attain the
award of excellence for the best comic book, expressed his emotional
“Obviously I want to thank the Academy and Prof. Dorbayani for essentially being a hero in this world today. We don’t have many heroes.
Our comic book was trying to show
one of the heroes in the folklore, but it’s nice to see that we still have
heroes amongst us.
When I was informed that we had won
this award and would be coming to
As you know, the colours of the
Thank you very much.”
Find out more about WAALM – Persian Golden Lioness Awards® here:
Find out more about Rostam Comic Book here:
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