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Persian Arts Festival and Persian Parade Present: SHURKA BAZAAR in New York

Sunday, April 14th 12pm - 5pm
on Madison Avenue between 25th and 26th Street at Madison Square Park

On April 14, 2013, in honor of Persian Parade's 10th year anniversary, Shurka Bazaar will transform Madison Avenue, alongside Madison Square Park, into an urban oasis. A Persian Bazaar of ancient times. A fantastical experience of being transported to a destination through a cultural immersion, vivid as a memory and true to the imagination, yet far from anything one has ever experienced.   

Persian Parade begins at 12:00pm on Madison Avenue and 39th Street and marches down to 26th Street. 

Shurka Bazaar is held from 12:00-5:00pm on Madison Avenue between 25-26th Street adjacent to Madison Square Park,.


Najmieh Batmanglij, hailed as "the guru of Persian cuisine" by The Washington Post, has spent the past 30 years cooking, traveling, and adapting authentic Persian recipes to tastes and techniques in the West. Najmieh is the author of The 25th Anniversary Edition of her book Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies. Nini Ordoubadi, Master Tea Blender and owner of Tay Tea.  Nini and her staff will entertain you with an authentic Persian Tea Ceremony, tea talk and tasting all day - enjoy her signature blend : "Persian Rose Tea ", hear Rumi poetry and experience real Persian hospitality in a beautiful and exotic Persian Tea Den.




To donate please write a check or money order to Artspire, a division of NYFA  and mail to:

Persian Arts Festival
215 Prospect Avenue, #2
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Or make a donation by credit card online.

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