Eight Annual Iranian Festival 2007
Saturday, August 4 th , 2007
10 AM - 6 PM
Portland State University
South Park Blocks
Come join us for this fun and family-oriented celebration of peace and friendship. The display of Iranian contributions to Portland's cultural mosaic will include:
Traditional Iranian and Kurdish music by the Seattle based band "Kamand"
Santor performance by class of Maestro Hossein Salehi (Santour is a Persian
type hammer dulcimer)
Classical and modern dance
Traditional Iranian costume display
Iran-related book fair
Iranian art, carpet and other vendors, businesses and non-profit booths such as the American Iranian Friendship Council, which seeks to build on the historical friendship between the citizens of both countries
The Iran Forum, with non-Iranian speakers who have traveled to Iran and will share their experience in the country and talk about their attempt to stop an aggression on Iran.
The festival is co-sponsored by American Iranian Friendship Council, Andisheh Center, the Iranian-American Professional Society of Oregon, the Iranian Women's Association of Oregon, Persia House and the Middle East Studies Center and Iranian Studies Advisory Board at Portland State University.