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Persian Arts Festival: 11th Annual Norooz Celebration at National Sawdust in New York

Source: Persian Art Festival (PAF)

The Persian Arts Festival celebrates 11 years of showcasing the work of hundreds of Iranian American artists from around the world at the prestigious new Brooklyn venue, National Sawdust in New York.

The 11th Annual Persian Arts Festival will feature multiple art forms including short films curated by west coast's Noor Iranian Film Festival, family-friendly performances of Fictionville Studio's shadow puppet masterpiece, "Zahhak, The Legend of the Serpent King", a panel discussion featuring Iranian American artists and scholars, Persian fusion cuisine by Rider restaurant's critically acclaimed chef, Patric Connelly, and music by Persian tar virtuoso Sahba Motallebi accompanied by Nagmeh Farahmand. This program will transport an audience of all ages into Spring as it connects elements from thousands of years of ritual and history to the magnificent art being made by today's Iranian American artists.  

Sponsors include The American Institute of Iranian Studies and Noor Film Festival.

Family Friendly show: $15 adults, $5 children

3:00PM (doors) - 9PM - MUSIC, PANEL, FILM + DINNER

Please visit Persian Art Festival (PAF)'s website for full program information and for purchasing tickets.

About Persian Arts Festival (PAF):

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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