Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Kayhan Life Events

Fresno City Naming 14th October 2021 As “Shahbanou Farah Pahlavi Day” in Honor of Her Birthday

14 October 2021

Beyond Geopolitics: The State of Women’s Rights in Iran

1 September 2021

Wednesday, September 1
10:00AM-11:30AM EDT
RSVP here for the virtual event

Beyond the geopolitical issues and nuclear developments that drive public attention on Iran, women continue to struggle for their rights and dignity. Join us to spotlight the situation for women in Iran today and the barriers they face to advancing progress. Iranian activists and leaders will discuss the long history of Iranian women’s leadership and resilience despite severe pushback and demonstrate the need to center Iranian women’s rights within global discussions on human rights and women’s rights.

Dr. Javaid Rehman

Ms. Asieh Amini

Dr. Nina Ansary

Dr. Azar Nafisi

Ms. Fatemeh Sepehri

Ms. Shaparak Shajarizadeh

Ambassador Melanne Verveer

  • Executive Director,
  • Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security (GIWPS)

Moderated by:

Ms. Nazenin Ansari

Social Media: @giwps @MelanneVerveer @JavaidRehman @azarnafisi @shaparakshjr @drninaansary @NazeninA @KayhanLife @AmnestyIran @asieh_am @SherazadeSemsar

Hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security, with Ms. Nazenin Ansari and Ms. Shéhérazade Semsar de Boisséson.

Town Hall: Iran in the News

28 May 2021

Join us (Kayhan Life + Tehran Bureau Books) on Friday, May 28th at 12:00 pm PDT, 8:00 pm BST, 11:30 pm IRDT) on Clubhouse

Town Hall: Iran in the News

An inclusive conversation across the political and ideological spectrum about what’s happening in Iran, if and how it’s being covered in the Western media, and a path forward.


#kayhanlife #tehranbureau
#clubhouse #opendiscussion #Iran #westernmedia #newsreporting

Kayhan Life, Kayhan London & HOMANITY present: Voices of Silenced Musicians of Iran

28 April 2021

Kayhan Life, Kayhan London & HOMANITY present: Voices of Silenced Musicians of Iran

Special Guest Star: Sattar
Iranian star talents: Nikita, Shery, and Arash Rahbary (TarantisT)

28th April 2021:

Zoom/Facebook Live:
12noon EDT, 5pm BST

Clubhouse: 1pm EST, 6pm BST


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

HOMANITY is a compilation album featuring Iranian artists to raise awareness about censorship and persecution of artists in Iran.

Conversations will be recorded.

Hollywood’s Armin Amiri on Producing the First US Made Iranian Film: The Night

17 March 2021

Celebrate the last Wednesday of Iranian calendar year with Persia and the amazing Armin Amiri, on Wednesday, 17 March at 19:30 GMT/London time.

Armin Amiri is an actor, producer, restauranteur and a former New York club owner known for its toughest rope policy and anonymous A-List patrons.

Armin was born in Tehran, Iran. At the age of 13, Armin and his family left for Istanbul and after a year, went to Vienna, Austria, to seek political asylum. After four years, Armin moved to San Francisco and studied at ACT conservatory before moving to New York to pursue his passion for acting.

His latest film, The Night, shot on location in Los Angeles, is receiving rare reviews. Amiri is the producer of The Night and will discuss this film as well as other upcoming projects during this rare Persia webinar.

Register on Eventbrite to join this webinar:  See details here

Zoom to Yalda - A Virtual Celebration

20 December 2020

Kayhan Life, Kayhan London, and Persia Educational Foundation invite you to celebrate the ancient Persian tradition of Yalda, the arrival of the winter solstice.

Join us along with Faramarz Aslani, Ali Azimi, Sussan Deyhim, Tara Mehrad, Sara Naeini, Reza Rohani, Shahin & Sepehr, Faranak Shahroozi, Arash Sobhani, Sanaz Sotoudeh plus many more, and pass the longest night of the year as we look forward to the bright days of the future.

Our program of music, dance, and poetry will be hosted by Bita Milanian in English and Persian.

Sunday, Dec. 20th, 2020 at 9 pm GMT (US Eastern 4 pm, US Pacific 1 pm, Iran 12:30 am)

Come join us as we celebrate Shab-e-Yalda (#Yalda Night) also known as Shab-e Chelleh, one of the most ancient Persian festivals. Yalda is a winter solstice celebration; it is the last night of autumn and the longest night of the year.

See details here

Webinar on Building Confidence for Women with Shadé Zahrai

20 November 2020

A member of the esteemed Forbes Coaches Council, Mindset Specialist and Award-Winning Leadership Strategist featured on TED and TEDx, Shadé Zahrai is recognized for her ability to translate neuroscience and psychology research into practical, actionable strategies to accelerate success.

As Director of Influenceo Global Inc., Shadé combines a unique blend of commercial experience in law, banking & finance, strategy consulting, leadership, culture transformation and positive psychology – with exceptional speaking and facilitation skills to deliver highly engaging and practical keynotes and workshops.

She will be presenting an exclusive webinar for women through Persia’s Instagram Live series on Friday, 20 November 2020 at 10:00 am GMT

To submit questions and to register, please see our website at