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SIAVASH SHAMS and C.T. VOICE TO PERFORM LIVE AT SO CAL SIZDEH BEDAR 2019 PRESS RELEASE (Moorpark, Ca) The California Multicultural Society proudly announces the selection of entertainers to perform at the So Cal Sizdeh Bedar 2019 event taking place… Continue Reading…

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Nowrouz (otherwise known as Persian New Year) is a tradition that goes back to the Persian Empire over 3,000 years ago. Today it is celebrated by people from Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Albania. Nowrouz literally… Continue Reading…

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PRESS RELEASE (Moorpark, Ca) The California Multicultural Society has announced its venue for the 2019 Persian New Year / Sizdeh Bedar event which will now take place at Arroyo Vista Community Park in Moorpark, California on Sunday, March 31, 2019… Continue Reading…

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Moorpark, California (Arroyo Vista Community Park) 4550 Tierra Rejada Rd Moorpark, Ca 93021 To purchase tickets now, click here. After more than 30 years celebrating Sizdeh Bedar in Thousand Oaks, this year, the event has moved to Moorpark, California, just… Continue Reading…

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Is it Persia, or Iran? Often the words “Persia” and “Iran” are used interchangeably, but they mean different things. The word Persia comes from the Greek word Pars, which was used to describe the lands that stretched from the Indus… Continue Reading…

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Nowruz (pronounced no-rooz) is a combination of two Persian words. The first word “now” means new and the second word “ruz” means day; together they mean “New Day.” Nowruz is the name for the celebrations that observe the New Year… Continue Reading…

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This year, Margi Gras will be celebrated on March 5, 2019. But what is Mardi Gras? The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the… Continue Reading…

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The celebration of Black History Month is credited to Dr. Carter G. Woodson who was born to parents who were former slaves. Woodson spent his childhood working in the Kentucky coal mines and enrolled in high school at age twenty…. Continue Reading…

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