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The Tenth Annual Iranian Arts and Cultural Event in Cupertino, California

Sunday October 29, 2006
11a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cupertino Quinlan Community Center

Payvand Cultural School and the Iranian Federated Women's Club (IFWC) present and invite the general public to their 10th Annual Arts and Cultural Festival at the Cupertino Quinlan Community Center on Sunday, October 29, 2006 starting at 11 a.m to 6 p.m.. This free festival and fundraising event is a great opportunity to experience Iran's diverse culture. There will be various activities, such as dance, music, poetry, arts and crafts, book signings, an art gallery all accompanied by delicious authentic Persian cuisine. Every year our event and program has attracted over 3000 member of the community.

The main purposes of our festival has been to keep our tradition and share our culture, it has also been about passing on the cultural heritage to our younger generation. This year, one of our main purposes is to promote the entrepreneurs in our community. We have invited young Iranian entrepreneurs and artists to showcase their success and hard work at the Festival.

Again, on behalf of the Payvand Cultural School, and The Iranian Federated Women's Club, please accept our heartfelt appreciation for your consideration, and generous support and participation in these key cultural programs to benefit Iranian American community. With your support, our precious community can be triumphant in their ever-important cultural integration.

If you know of any young entrepreneurs or business owner or arists, please have them contact For applications for a booth, please visit
and to display your art please visit

About Payvand and IFWC

The Payvand Cultural School (PCS) and The Iranian Federated Women's Club (IFWC) are local, non-profit, nonpolitical, and non-religious organizations whose missions are to integrate and empower the Iranian community, and to promote arts and culture by bringing educational services, scholarships, and cultural activities to Bay Area communities. The Payvand Cultural School was established in 1995; The Iranian Federated Women's Club in 1996. Both organizations qualify for 501-3 nonprofit federal tax status that allows for the disbursement of scholarship programs and funds.

The Payvand Cultural School was founded on our belief that Iranian American youth need to participate in a healthy community that fosters Iranian traditions, heritage, and language, while still encouraging successful American cultural integration. PCS provides educational instruction and opportunities for social interaction in Farsi, and also teaches traditional Iranian music and dance. PCS also teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) to adults. Our school is run by experienced teachers and dedicated volunteers.

For more information,
visit:, email:, ifwc@aol.comtel: (408) 381-4268.

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