|ICCA Charter and Objectives|
Iranian Cultural Community of Austin (ICCA)
is a non-profit,
non-political and non-religious organization that was established in 1991
by a group of Iranians, who reside and/or work in
Austin, Texas USA.
The primary objective of this organization is to provide an environment where Iranian people can get together on a regular basis, have the opportunity to form friendship and professional network and expand their knowledge of Persian culture, history, art, music and poetry through lectures, seminars and workshops, which are open to public at large.
|Upcoming and Regular Events|
A poetry night with honored guest/speaker Dr. Esmail Khoi
Registration for Persian (Farsi) Classes - Fall 1998
The Iranian Cultural Community of Austin will begin registration for those interested in learning Farsi/Persian on Wednesday Sept. 9, 1998 at 6:00 PM. Registration will be located at St. Andrew's Church, located at the intersection Wells Branch Parkway and Wells Port.
Farsi classes will be held once a week on Wednesdays, from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at St. Andrew's Church.
For more information please call: 251-3129 or 339-4060 and ask about Farsi Classes by ICCA.
Poetry, Songs, and Music, Spring 1998
|When:||Friday, May 8, 1998 at 7:30pm|
|Where:||St. Andrew Church located on Wells Branch and Wells Port corner.|
|Ticket:|| $10 (students $5), Tickets are available at:
Phoenicia Bakery (447-4444),
Chelo kabobi at Northcross Mall (459-4595), and
Oasis Mediterranean Cafe (251-5777).
Children under ten years of age are not allowed.
Mr. Derakhshani is an internationally acclaimed virtuoso of the tar, the sehtar, and the ney and a vocalist. He has performed widely in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. at major universities and concert halls. In addition, he has performed live on numerous radio and television networks and stations, including the BBC, ABC, WNPR, WKCR, KUT, and WPKN. He has recorded for films and has collaborated with well-known musicians, including Branford Marsalis and Richard Horowitz, and dance companies, including the Cynthia May Dance Company in New York and the Gift Festival in Russia. Most recently, he recorded vocals and instrumentals on a Deepak Chopra project with the voices of Madonna, Demi Moore, Goldie Hawm, and others. He is also an internationally recognized painter whos work has appeared in exhibitions in Europe and the United States.
For this performance, Mr. Derakhshani will be accompanied by vocalist and daf player, Ms. Marjan Vahdat.
Topic: Social and political Literature, our cultural perspective
Time: Saturday 7th February 1998, 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. Andrew's church, corner of Wells Branch Parkway and Wells port
Dr. Farhang Rejaii is a professor of political science in Charlton University, Canada. He has numerous publications in topics related to cultural, political and social events in Iran. He is the author the following books in English:
1. Iranian perspectives on the Iran-Iraq war 2. Islamic Values and Worldwide: Khomeini on Man, The State and International politics
This program is in two parts. First Dr. Reza Alavi from Dallas will speak about the "Principle scenario in the Persian literature". In the second part Mr. Mohsen Jamal will quote a few of his poems along with "violin" and "tar" play and singing.
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