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Eight Annual Iranian Festival 2007
Saturday, August 4, 2007 - 10:00am to Saturday, August 4, 2007 - 6:00pm

Eight Annual Iranian Festival 2007
Saturday, August 4 th , 2007
10 AM - 6 PM
Portland State University
South Park Blocks
Free!
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"
www.kamand.org
Santor performance by class of Maestro Hossein Salehi (Santour is a Persian
type hammer dulcimer)
Classical and modern dance
Traditional Iranian costume display
Children's activities
Iranian cuisine
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.

For more information e-mail festival@andisheh.org , call 503.523.7368 or go to www.andisheh.org .