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Iranian Peace Cyclists in Irvine, California


After 6835 Miles of Cycling Around the World Nasim & Jafar arrive in Irvine

Presented by Society of Iranian Graduate Student @ UCI and Evecina Cultural & Educational Foundation

When: Sunday July 27th 2008 @ 11:00 AM


Where: Ebn-e-Sina Cultural and Educational Foundation
15560-A Rockfield Blvd.
Irvine, CA 92618


The  Iranian couple cyclists, Nasim Yousefi and Jafar Edrisi who have set off on a round-the-world cycling trip to promote Peace and Environmental Conservation, have arrived in Southern California this week.

They have started their trip from Iran and after passing from Turkey, Greece, Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Canada, they have entered USA. The couple are funding the trip themselves and refrained from adopting any political agenda.


They have presented several lectures and workshops in different educational centers like Columbia University , Rensselaer Polytechnic Instituteand,etc and have been covered by several local and global media such as BBC and CNN

Nasim and Jafar will do a slide show presentation to share with us their experiences as they pedaled across the world to promote peace and a true image of Iran and answer any questions regarding their journey.

To track their journey and find more information on Nasim's & Jafar's trip, please visit:

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