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IAAB Teams Up with My Life is Persian for Norouz Video Competition

Iranian Alliances Across Borders and My Life is Persian are excited to announce a video competition in time for Norouz! The winner of this competition will have her/his video showcased for Norouz and will be awarded a scholarship to join us at Camp Ayandeh 2011.

My Life Is Persian

What: Make a video showcasing a "My Life is Persian" moment in your life (if you're not familiar with My Life Is Persian, check out their website). Our team of judges will pick the top ten videos. Voters will then have one week to choose the top video to be showcased for the new Iranian year.

When: All video URLs must be submitted by 11:59pm EST on March 21, 2011 to: with the subject line "Norouz Video Contest"

How: Videos must be uploaded to your YouTube account. Please email us the URL to the video to: with the following information:

Name (First and Last)
City of Residence

Video are not to exceed 2 minutes.


* All work must be original and made solely for the purposes of this contest.
* Any video containing content deemed to be racist, sexist, or offensive to any religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, will be automatically disqualified.
* Videos that exceed 2 minutes will automatically be disqualified.
* All work must be original; do not use copyrighted material unless you have the written consent of the owner

Camp Ayandeh

For more information on Camp Ayandeh 2011, including camper applications, please visit Please also review the 'frequently asked questions' section for more information regarding two sessions and other changes occurring in 2011. For photo, video, and blog from Camp Ayandeh 2010, please visit

About Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) - IAAB is a 501(c)(3) non-partisan, non-profit volunteer organization with a young, dedicated staff spread across the United States, Europe and Iran.  The mission of the organization is to address issues of the Iranian diaspora community while raising awareness of the Iranian community, promoting leadership, and connecting Iranians across borders. For more information about IAAB, please visit

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