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Friday, May 25, 2018

Persian Women in Tech Gather in London, Discuss Empowerment

By Tara Biglari Persian Women in Tech (PWIT) held their second London panel last week at the Ernst & Young offices. Set against the backdrop...

Iranians in London Celebrate Nowruz in Style

 By Tara Biglari Millions of Iranians around the world this week celebrated Nowruz -- the Persian New Year -- marking the most important holiday of...

All About Nowruz: The Persian New Year

Nowruz marks the start of a New Year for over 300 million people around the world – foremost among them the people of Iran, for...

Nowruz Events in Europe

By Tara Biglari Nowruz, the Persian New Year, marks the first day of spring and is an Iranian word that translates as "New Day." The...

Nowruz Events in the U.S.

By Fred Parvaneh From coast to coast and in every major city in the US, Iranian-Americans celebrate the arrival of the Persian New Year, or...

A Memoir of Iran: Interview with Cyrus Kadivar

By Tara Biglari "Farewell Shiraz" is the title of a new memoir by the Iranian author Cyrus Kadivar, which details how the 1979 Iranian Revolution...

Comedian Nazanin Nour On Her Viral ‘Persian Mom’ Videos

 By  Fred Parvaneh American-born Nazanin Nour is an actor, comedian and writer who has appeared on prime time U.S. TV shows like ‘Madam Secretary’, ‘Criminal...

Iranian Wrestler Reza Abedi, Who Defected in 1982, to Join U.S. Hall of Fame

By Fred Parveneh On April 15th, Reza Abedi – one of four wrestlers who defected from Iran to the West in 1982 – will be...

An Evening of Iranian Architecture and Cuisine in London

By Tara Biglari The Wild Frontiers Adventure Club – a travel company founded in 2002 by the travel writer Jonny Bealby – hosted an event...

Singers Googoosh and Dariush, Artist Neshat Support Iran Protesters

Singers Googoosh and Dariush, visual artist Shirin Neshat and filmmaker Jafar Panahi are among the many performers, artists, actors, and film directors who have...