Some have survived, of-course!!
Oscar Nominee for the best supporting actress
footballer of the year award (2003)
Canada, Iranian-Canadian Nazanin Afshin-Jam the
first runner-up in the Miss World 2003.
crowned as miss world. http://www.missworld.org/
of Persian Music album "Without You" nominated
for the 2004 Grammy Award in the World
The 46th Grammy Award ceremony in LA on
Sunday Feb 8 2004.
"Without You" album is the
collection of music performed
by Mohamadreza Shajarian, Hossein Alizadeh,
and Homayoun Shajarian.
Mahdavinader is still on her journey around the world for
PEACE on her bicycle. http://www.mahdavinader.com
She is raising money for a charity for Children in Iran.
She is in the US at the moment having travelled from Iran to
Europe and then the US. She will be heading to Japan,
India, Saudi Arabia etc.
Siavash az negah-e
TO THE REED!
A Conference On The Timeless Teachings Of
28 & 29, 2004 ~
at: Reed College
It is with
great pleasure to announce that Andisheh Center is planning
for its second annual literary conference to be held on
February 28 & 29 - 2004, titled: Persian Prose - Past
& Present, focusing on the thirteenth century Iranian
poet, Molavi - A.K.A. Rumi.
day conference contains many events for all ages interested in
learning more about the life and poetry of Rumi, including,
but not limited to:
" presentations of scholarly
research and critiques on Rumi, by leading academics in the
" Dr. Karimi Hakkak, Professor,
Dept. of Near Eastern Language Civilization; Univ. of WA
" Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz, Associate
Professor of Persian Language & Literature;
Washington University in St. Louis
" Maestro Hossein Omoumi,
visiting Professor, Ethnomusicology department; University of
WA in Seattle
" Additional speakers: to be
" exhibits of books, art and other
items relating to Rumi, including artifacts direct from Iran
" musical performances, creative
and artistic activities
" feature movie on the life of Rumi
" poetry reciting session with
" Persian dance presentation by
" "Chants of Daf (Persian
drum)" - an Iranian style meditation
" music concert by the celebrated
Iranian fusion group, Axiom Of Choice
" and a guest appearance by
detailed conference itinerary and the cost of attending will
be provided to you after the New Year.
Founded in 1998, Andisheh
Center's primary mission is to present the Iranian culture and
heritage to the non-Iranian community of the Portland
Metropolitan area, and to help the Iranian community of
Portland and southwest Washington, to come together with all
their differences in gender, religion, personal attributes,
and social or political beliefs.
Andisheh Center's goal is to facilitate the exchange of
different views and opinions, it does not have political
agendas of its own and will not subscribe to any ideology or