All Events

Thursday, July 18

  • Ceremony ( Opening Ceremony Part I )
    *Only accessible by Opening Ceremony Part II Ticket. Opening speeches by the...
    18 Jul 2013 - 8:00pm
  • Music ( Opening Ceremony Part II )
    By Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto, [ICOT] Featuring ICOT Symphony...
    18 Jul 2013 - 9:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Opening Ceremony Part III )
    Blurred Vision will be performing their debut album "Organized Insanity...
    18 Jul 2013 - 10:00pm

Friday, July 19

  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Curator: Sanaz Mazinani ) Canada
    Exhibition Artists: Soheila K. Esfahani, Negar Farajiani, Gita Hashemi,...
    19 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Food & Drink ( Iranian Cuisine ) 6 Restaurants serving Iranian food
    6 Restaurants serving a variaty of Iranian food
    19 Jul 2013 - 6:00pm
  • Iranian Bazaar ( Arts, Crafts, Books, Confectioneries ,.. ) 12 vendors
    12 vendors offering different products including Arts, Crafts, Books,...
    19 Jul 2013 - 6:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( ) Canada
    For Tirgan 2013, Shaghayegh has a participatory/collaborative installation:...
    19 Jul 2013 - 6:00pm
  • Food & Drink ( Serving Tea & Traditional Sweets ) Canada
    Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the...
    19 Jul 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( Shoja Azari - Shirin Neshat - Babak Payami ) USA , Canada
    Neshat’s provocative photographs, videos and multimedia installations...
    19 Jul 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Free
    Ceremony ( Winner Announcements )
    The winners of Tirgan Short Story contest and Hope Photography contest (...
    19 Jul 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Free
    Tribute ( visual artist )
    A tribute to the talented Iranian-Canadian visual artist, SadeghTirafkan. *This...
    19 Jul 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Curator: Sanaz Mazinani ) Canada
    A group exhibition with Nahal Bahman, Farhad Farazmand, Sayeh Irankhah,...
    19 Jul 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Free
    Dance ( By Odlar Dance Ensemble ) Canada
    Part 1-Azerbaijani Folk Dance - Basqalı by Enver Sadiqov. Basqal is the name of...
    19 Jul 2013 - 7:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Theatrical Contemporary ) USA
    Rana Mansour and Erwin Khachikian proudly present their  artistic...
    19 Jul 2013 - 7:30pm
  • Dance ( Dance, Theatrical ) France, USA
    Love Stories of the Shahnameh” is based on epic poems from  Ferdowsi...
    19 Jul 2013 - 8:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Exhibition ) Photo Gallery
    Organized by CaféLitt. An exhibition of photos that got into the final...
    19 Jul 2013 - 8:00pm
  • Music ( Musical Calligraphies ) Canada
    This concert is an initiatory journey into various traditions and periods of...
    19 Jul 2013 - 8:30pm
  • Free
    Film ( Short Films ) USA
    A collection of short films by Shirin Neshat will be screened. Neshat’s...
    19 Jul 2013 - 9:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( by Maneli Jamal ) Canada
    Maneli Jamal is a guitar virtuoso who combines his nomadic life stories into...
    19 Jul 2013 - 9:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Fusion ) UK
    Ajam's live performance will encapsulate a variety of performance styles...
    19 Jul 2013 - 9:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( Rap ) Canada
    Saye Sky will perform 4 rap songs and 1 spoken word about lost love, women'...
    19 Jul 2013 - 10:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( Pop/Rock ) Canada
    Neemeha will perform a collection of their famous pop songs as well as the new...
    19 Jul 2013 - 11:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( DJ ) USA
    Radio Javan will host 2 nights of high energy dancing events with one of its...
    19 Jul 2013 - 11:59pm

Saturday, July 20

  • Food & Drink ( Iranian Cuisine ) 6 Restaurants serving Iranian food
    6 Restaurants serving a variaty of Iranian food
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Iranian Bazaar ( Arts, Crafts, Books, Confectioneries ,.. ) 12 vendors
    12 vendors offering different products including Arts, Crafts, Books,...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Food & Drink ( Serving Tea & Traditional Sweets ) Canada
    Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Curator: Sanaz Mazinani ) Canada
    Exhibition Artists: Soheila K. Esfahani, Negar Farajiani, Gita Hashemi,...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Curator: Sanaz Mazinani ) Canada
    A group exhibition with Nahal Bahman, Farhad Farazmand, Sayeh Irankhah,...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Exhibition ) Photo Gallery
    Organized by CaféLitt. An exhibition of photos that got into the final...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( ) Canada
    For Tirgan 2013, Shaghayegh has a participatory/collaborative installation:...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Curator: Sanaz Mazinani ) Iran
    Made in China is an interactive outdoor art installation created by Negar...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Workshop ( by Najmieh Batmanglij ) USA
    In this cooking demonstration, you will have a chance to learn from Najmieh...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:30pm
  • Free
    Dance ( By Mayn Zard Dance Group ) Canada
    This performance covers 7 famous styles of Kurdish dance that have been...
    20 Jul 2013 - 12:30pm
  • Free
    Film ( Directed by Shirin Neshat ) USA
    Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'...
    20 Jul 2013 - 1:00pm
  • Free
    Kids ( Various Activities ) Canada
      Kids Programs Time Based     Kids...
    20 Jul 2013 - 1:00pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( Book Reading ) USA
    Moniro will read three chapters from her novel, An Angel on Earth.  ...
    20 Jul 2013 - 1:30pm
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    Theatre ( Workshop Presentation ) Canada
    A workshop presentation of  The Conference of the Birds Based on a ...
    20 Jul 2013 - 1:30pm
  • Free
    Dance ( Contemporary ) Canada
    For Tirgan 2013, the three dance artists will showcase Iranian traditional,...
    20 Jul 2013 - 2:30pm
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    Talk / Presentation ( by Dr. Leili Anvar ) France
    A presentation of the Conference of the Birds together with the projection...
    20 Jul 2013 - 3:00pm
  • Free
    Dance ( by Vancouver Pars National Ballet ) Canada
    The Vancouver Pars National Ballet will present a variety of folk and...
    20 Jul 2013 - 3:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( by Vesal Ensemble ) Canada
    The Kurdish part of Vesal performance consists of eight songs, which represent...
    20 Jul 2013 - 3:30pm
  • Free
    Kids ( by Vida Ghahremani ) Canada
    Farrokh Khan is the grandson of the great, great, great, and great King Salim....
    20 Jul 2013 - 3:30pm
  • Dance ( Dance, Theatrical ) France, USA
    Love Stories of the Shahnameh” is based on epic poems from  Ferdowsi...
    20 Jul 2013 - 4:00pm
  • Free
    Kids ( Kids ) Animation
    Watch Big Bad Boo's latest TV series "1001 Nights". Created and...
    20 Jul 2013 - 4:00pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( by Dr. Kaveh Farokh - History ) Canada
    This presentation will highlight the decades-long research of the government of...
    20 Jul 2013 - 4:30pm
  • Free
    Workshop ( by Araz Nayeb Pashayee ) Canada
    Araz Nayeb Pashayee will present highly educational and entertaining Daf...
    20 Jul 2013 - 4:30pm
  • Music ( Fusion/World Music ) USA
    Hamed’s performance will include highlights from all of his body of work...
    20 Jul 2013 - 5:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( Fusion ) Canada
    Solmaz and Babak’s music is mainly focused on the interaction with and...
    20 Jul 2013 - 5:30pm
  • Free
    Kids ( Kids ) Animation
    Watch Big Bad Boo's latest TV series "1001 Nights". Created and...
    20 Jul 2013 - 5:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( Traditional ) Canada
    The pieces that will be performed are a unique selection of melodies based on...
    20 Jul 2013 - 6:00pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( by Siamak Eskandari )
    Pasargadae was the first capital of Achaemenid Empire; the largest empire the...
    20 Jul 2013 - 6:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Theatrical Contemporary ) USA
    Rana Mansour and Erwin Khachikian proudly present their  artistic...
    20 Jul 2013 - 7:30pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( Presentation ) USA
    The Making of New Illustrationed Shahnameh. Taking the audience via power point...
    20 Jul 2013 - 7:30pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( Book Reading ) USA
    Dr. Fariborz Mokhtari’s critically acclaimed recent book, In the Lion...
    20 Jul 2013 - 7:30pm
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    Film ( Directed by Aref Mohammadi ) Canada
    This is a true story of Dr. Ata Safavi. In 1947, at the age of 20, Safavi, a...
    20 Jul 2013 - 7:30pm
  • Dance ( Flamenco ) Spain
    Huri is the shout of an Iranian woman’s silence liberated through...
    20 Jul 2013 - 8:00pm
  • Music ( Musical Calligraphies ) Canada
    This concert is an initiatory journey into various traditions and periods of...
    20 Jul 2013 - 8:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( by Shila Nahrvar ) Canada
    Sheila will be performing 6-7 folkloric Gilaki songs from the North of Iran ....
    20 Jul 2013 - 8:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( by Maneli Jamal ) Canada
    Maneli Jamal is a guitar virtuoso who combines his nomadic life stories into...
    20 Jul 2013 - 9:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Fusion ) UK
    Ajam's live performance will encapsulate a variety of performance styles...
    20 Jul 2013 - 9:30pm
  • Free
    Film ( Directed by Shirin Neshat ) USA
    Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'...
    20 Jul 2013 - 9:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( Rap ) Canada
    Saye Sky will perform 4 rap songs and 1 spoken word about lost love, women'...
    20 Jul 2013 - 10:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( Pop/Rock ) Canada
    Neemeha will perform a collection of their famous pop songs as well as the new...
    20 Jul 2013 - 11:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( DJ ) USA
    Radio Javan will host 2 nights of high energy dancing events with one of its...
    20 Jul 2013 - 11:59pm

Sunday, July 21

  • Food & Drink ( Iranian Cuisine ) 6 Restaurants serving Iranian food
    6 Restaurants serving a variaty of Iranian food
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Iranian Bazaar ( Arts, Crafts, Books, Confectioneries ,.. ) 12 vendors
    12 vendors offering different products including Arts, Crafts, Books,...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Food & Drink ( Serving Tea & Traditional Sweets ) Canada
    Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Curator: Sanaz Mazinani ) Canada
    Exhibition Artists: Soheila K. Esfahani, Negar Farajiani, Gita Hashemi,...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Curator: Sanaz Mazinani ) Canada
    A group exhibition with Nahal Bahman, Farhad Farazmand, Sayeh Irankhah,...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Exhibition ) Photo Gallery
    Organized by CaféLitt. An exhibition of photos that got into the final...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Kids ( Various Activities ) Canada
      Kids Programs Time Based     Kids...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( ) Canada
    For Tirgan 2013, Shaghayegh has a participatory/collaborative installation:...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Visual Arts ( Curator: Sanaz Mazinani ) Iran
    Made in China is an interactive outdoor art installation created by Negar...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:00pm
  • Free
    Workshop ( by Najmieh Batmanglij ) USA
    In this cooking demonstration, you will have a chance to learn from Najmieh...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:30pm
  • Free
    Workshop ( by Araz Nayeb Pashayee ) Canada
    Araz Nayeb Pashayee will present highly educational and entertaining Daf...
    21 Jul 2013 - 12:30pm
  • Free
    Theatre ( Workshop Presentation ) Canada
    A workshop presentation of  The Conference of the Birds Based on a ...
    21 Jul 2013 - 1:00pm
  • Free
    Kids ( Kids ) Animation
    Watch Big Bad Boo's latest TV series "1001 Nights". Created and...
    21 Jul 2013 - 1:00pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( By Dr. Lloyd Miller - Music ) USA
    Dr. Miller will discuss: 1. His discovery of Master Safvat in 1961 in Paris and...
    21 Jul 2013 - 1:30pm
  • Free
    Dance ( By Odlar Dance Ensemble ) Canada
    Part 1-Azerbaijani Folk Dance - Basqalı by Enver Sadiqov. Basqal is the name of...
    21 Jul 2013 - 1:30pm
  • Free
    Dance ( by Vancouver Pars National Ballet ) Canada
    The Vancouver Pars National Ballet will present a variety of folk and...
    21 Jul 2013 - 2:00pm
  • Dance ( Flamenco ) Spain
    Huri is the shout of an Iranian woman’s silence liberated through...
    21 Jul 2013 - 2:00pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( Presentation ) USA
    The Making of New Illustrationed Shahnameh. Taking the audience via power point...
    21 Jul 2013 - 3:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( by Shila Nahrvar ) Canada
    Sheila will be performing 6-7 folkloric Gilaki songs from the North of Iran ....
    21 Jul 2013 - 3:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Traditional ) Canada
    Sarv Ensemble will present a program of music from all corners of Iran on...
    21 Jul 2013 - 3:00pm
  • Free
    Kids ( by Vida Ghahremani ) Canada
    Farrokh Khan is the grandson of the great, great, great, and great King Salim....
    21 Jul 2013 - 3:00pm
  • Free
    Film ( Directed by Aref Mohammadi ) Canada
    This is a true story of Dr. Ata Safavi. In 1947, at the age of 20, Safavi, a...
    21 Jul 2013 - 3:00pm
  • Music ( Fusion/World Music ) USA
    Hamed’s performance will include highlights from all of his body of work...
    21 Jul 2013 - 3:30pm
  • Free
    Talk / Presentation ( by Katherine St.John - Dance ) USA
    Ms. St.John will discuss the system developed by Eastern Arts of visualizing...
    21 Jul 2013 - 4:30pm
  • Free
    Music ( Choir ) Canada
    The Iranian National Choir, consisting of a piano player and 10 choristers and...
    21 Jul 2013 - 4:30pm
  • Dance ( Dance, Theatrical ) France, USA
    Love Stories of the Shahnameh” is based on epic poems from  Ferdowsi...
    21 Jul 2013 - 5:00pm
  • Free
    Film ( Film ) USA
    “The King of Black,” a 24-minute film is an adaptation of a chapter...
    21 Jul 2013 - 5:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Fusion ) Canada
    The first section of The Circle’s performance in Tirgan will be based on...
    21 Jul 2013 - 5:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Emerging Artists )
    21 Jul 2013 - 5:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Traditional ) Canada
    The pieces that will be performed are a unique selection of melodies based on...
    21 Jul 2013 - 5:00pm
  • Free
    Music ( Fusion ) Canada
    Solmaz and Babak’s music is mainly focused on the interaction with and...
    21 Jul 2013 - 5:00pm
  • Free
    Ceremony ( Closing Ceremony ) World
    Celebrating the completion of Tirgan Festival 2013 with participating artists,...
    21 Jul 2013 - 6:00pm