Nowruz - The Persian New Year Festival - Museum of Fine Arts

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Visit the MFA to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, and welcome the first signs of spring! Learn about Nowruz traditions and explore Persian works of art, demonstrations, music, dance and more!

- Enjoy a multi-faceted performance based on Persian myths and poetry with Paris-based Iranian modern dancer Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam, joined by dancer Karine Gonzales with readings by Suzie Ziai in Persian and English.

- Visit and view a traditional Haft Seen, a key element to any Nowruz celebration. This traditional arrangement includes seven symbolic items, all starting with the Persian letter s+n, or s. Take photos with family and friends, find all seven Ss and observe the New Year festival. Designed and organized by Farzaneh Fallah, Mostafa Masomi and Mojgan Olia.

- Watch Nowrooz Stayed Untouched, an original musical/media performance by composer and soprano, Shooka Afshar, in collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design animation students, Leilei Xia and Xindi Zhang.

All events are free with Museum admission.

Museum of Fine Arts
Avenue of the Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Sponsor(s): Presented with support from Azi Djazani, Mahmood Malihi and Azita Bina and Elmar Seibel.
Time(s): 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: Free with Museum Admission
Phone: 617-267-9300

Date Added: Friday, March 08, 2019
All information is subject to change.

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