Source: Persian Art Festival (PAF)
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.
The event is free to the general public and is being held on Sunday, April 14, from 12:00pm - 5:00pm on Madison Avenue between 23rd and 26th Street. Shurka Bazaar will attract a widely diverse audience that are global-minded and culture seeking consumers. We anticipate over 140,000 visitors. Immediate awareness and hype will be generated by our marketing campaign, thus delivering your brand to the savvy urban consumer.
We are looking for all kinds of interesting vendors, Persian and non-Perisan vendors. If you are interested in more info, please contact us.
Founded in 2005, the Persian Arts Festival (PAF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing the magnificence and diversity of Persian art and culture through its voices, artists and visionaries. PAF brings local and global communities together to support these artists and explore one of the world's most ancient and rich civilizations. The festival gives audiences of all ages and traditions the chance to discover new Persian voices and celebrate established ones. Areas represented at previous events have included fine art, music, film, comedy, family activities and literary. The Persian Arts Festival is a sponsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization founded in 1971 to work with the arts community throughout New York State to develop and facilitate programs in all disciplines. To donate to PAF's programming and activities, please visit our donation page here.
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