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Nowruz: A Spring Celebration
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Experience the Persian New Year (Nowruz), just in time for the spring equinox. Feast on festive Iranian dishes, enjoy interactive activities with old friends and new, and tune in to a soul-quenching, musical performance by Chloé Pourmorady Ensemble. Whether or not you’ve celebrated the Persian new year before, this program was created for young adults of all cultural backgrounds!
Nowruz, which literally translates to “New Day” in Persian, marks the beginning of spring. While it is Zoroastrian in origin, it has been celebrated by Iranians and Persian Jews worldwide for thousands of years.
Your ticket includes authentic Persian food, a free drink, photobooth fun, interactive activities, and more.
For inquiries or questions, please write to Donna at DMaher@JewishLA.org.
07:00 – 8:45pm Socializing, food and drinks, interactive activities, photobooth
08:45 – 9:00pm Program begins
09:00 – 10:00pm Musical performance by Chloé Pourmorady Ensemble
10:00 – 10:30pm Socializing, food and drink continues
Thursday, March 22 at 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Location: Echoes on Pico, 5025 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018
2 for $30 (through March 16 at 11am)
1 for $18 (through March 16 at 11am)
$25 each from March 16 at 11am)
Chloé Pourmorady Ensemble promises a fresh, exhilarating experience in each performance and a vibrant new flavor to contemporary folk music. With an ensemble of dynamic musicians from diverse backgrounds, Chloé, a violinist, vocalist, and composer, fuses soulful Persian & Jewish roots with Balkan, rock, classical, and avant-garde sensibilities. A unique combination of instruments including violin, clarinet, Persian tar, darbouka, bass, jarana, guitar, daf, and more highlight the enormous talents of Daniel Raijman, Alexander Meimand, Zack Lodmer, Ava Nahas, Jamie Papish, and Ramin Abrams.
The Y&S Nazarian Young Leadership Initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is committed to honoring and celebrating Iranian heritage and culture and engaging Iranian Jewish young adults with The Federation and the larger Los Angeles Jewish community. This initiative is supported by a Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.