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What’s On Calendar
July 22–24, 2011

Tirgan Film and Story Award Ceremony

Friday, July 22, 2011
7:00pm – 9:00pm

The winners of Tirgan Short Story and Short Film contests will be announced and the awards will be presented.

Book Reading with Shahrnush Parsipur

Saturday, July 23, 2011
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Author Shahrnush Parsipur reads from two of her books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

Book Reading with Abbas Maroufi

Saturday, July 23, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Author Abbas Maroufi reads from two of his books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

Literary Presentation with Professor Mohammad Estelami

Saturday, July 23, 2011
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Professor Mohammad Estelami delivers a talk in Persian on the concept of “eternity” in Persian literature.

Storytelling with Gordafarid

Saturday, July 23, 2011
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Storyteller Gordafarid’s stunning capability in capturing the imagination of audience has drawn large crowds to her numerous performances both inside Iran and abroad.

Storytelling with Gordafarid

Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Storyteller Gordafarid’s stunning capability in capturing the imagination of audience has drawn large crowds to her numerous performances both inside Iran and abroad.

Storytelling with Ava Homa

Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:00pm

Writer, story teller and story writing teacher, Ava Homa, tells Persian folk tales in English for children of all ages. In English.

Book Reading with Shahrnush Parsipur

Sunday, July 24, 2011
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Author Shahrnush Parsipur reads from two of her books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

Book Reading with Abbas Maroufi

Sunday, July 24, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Author Abbas Maroufi reads from two of his books – one of which will be in English and the other in Persian.

Storytelling with Ariel Balevi

Sunday, July 24, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Ariel Balevi is a storyteller whose repertoire derives from the literary and folklore traditions of Iran, Turkey, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Literary Presentation with Professor Bastani Parizi

Sunday, July 24, 2011
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Professor Bastani Parizi presents a talk in Persian followed by a Q-and-A period.

Tribute to Simin Behbanani

Sunday, July 24, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

A tribute to Nobel Prize in Literature-nominee Simin Behbanani. Featuring Abbas Maroufi, Asef Fekrat and Dr. Mohammad Estelami.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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