Tirgan 2015 Events

Thursday, August 20

Ceremony ( Opening Ceremony Part I )
*Only accessible by Opening Ceremony Part II Ticket. Opening speeches by the...
20 Aug 2015 - 8:30pm
Music ( Opening Ceremony Part II )
Note: Ticket information coming soon. Hamed’s performance will include...
20 Aug 2015 - 9:00pm

Friday, August 21

Free
Food & Drink ( Iranian Cuisine ) 6 Restaurants serving Iranian food
6 Restaurants serving a variaty of Iranian food
21 Aug 2015 - 6:00pm
Free
Iranian Bazaar ( Arts, Crafts, Sweets, Jewelry, Instruments, etc. ) 12 vendors
12 vendors offering different products including Arts, Crafts, Books,...
21 Aug 2015 - 6:00pm
Free
Film ( Animated Feature Film In Production + Panel Discussion )
Window Horses, currently raising funds on Indiegogo is an ambitious animated...
21 Aug 2015 - 7:00pm
Free
Food & Drink ( Serving Tea & Traditional Sweets ) Canada
Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the...
21 Aug 2015 - 7:00pm
Free
Music ( Pop - Rock )
Persian pop- rock music with a touch of Jazz
21 Aug 2015 - 7:30pm
Music ( Traditional )
Note: Ticket information coming soon. This concert brings together two virtuoso...
21 Aug 2015 - 8:00pm
Theatre ( Based on a poem by Siavash Kasrai and Shahnameh )
Note: Ticket information coming soon. Scarlet Stone is a new multidisciplinary...
21 Aug 2015 - 8:30pm
Free
Music ( World Electro )
Make everyone dance. This is the promise of RAGHS. This unique creation of...
21 Aug 2015 - 9:30pm
Free
Film ( (Directed by Payman Maadi) ) Iran
In evocative black and white, the directorial debut of award-winning Payman...
21 Aug 2015 - 9:30pm
Free
Music ( Persian Pop/Rock )
1507 is a Persian POP/Rock band inspired from the headphone jamming sessions...
21 Aug 2015 - 10:30pm
Free
Music ( Radio Javan, DJ Delbar ) USA
DJ Delbar will sweep audiences off their feet with a late night show in Tirgan...
21 Aug 2015 - 11:59pm

Saturday, August 22

Free
Iranian Bazaar ( Arts, Crafts, Sweets, Jewelry, Instruments, etc. ) 12 vendors
12 vendors offering different products including Arts, Crafts, Books,...
22 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
Free
Food & Drink ( Serving Tea & Traditional Sweets ) Canada
Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the...
22 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
Free
Food & Drink ( Iranian Cuisine ) 6 Restaurants serving Iranian food
6 Restaurants serving a variaty of Iranian food
22 Aug 2015 - 11:00am
Free
Workshop ( by Ariana Bundy ) (USA)
American-Iranian Chef Ariana Bundy is a TV Chef and cookbook author of '...
22 Aug 2015 - 11:30am
Free
Music ( Persian Pop/Rock )
1507 is a Persian POP/Rock band inspired from the headphone jamming sessions...
22 Aug 2015 - 11:30am
Free
Talk / Presentation ( by Dr. Fariborz Mokhtari )
Dr. Fariborz Mokhtari’s critically acclaimed recent book, In the Lion...
22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
Free
Ceremony ( Winner Announcements )
The winners of Tirgan Short Story contest and Homeland Photography contest (...
22 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
Free
Music ( Pop/Rock ) Canada
“Rhythm and Vibes” was formed in 2012 in Toronto, as “Nima...
22 Aug 2015 - 12:45pm
Free
Film ( Directed by Mania Akbari ) Iran
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but when society applies inordinate...
22 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
Free
Talk / Presentation ( by Dr. Soheila Darvishi )
The expansion of the newly formed Achaemenid Empire was an outcome of the great...
22 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
Theatre ( Written by Bahram Beyzaie, With Mojdeh Shamsaie )
1001st Night is the story of Jam’s two imprisoned daughters, Shahrnaz and...
22 Aug 2015 - 2:30pm
Free
Music ( Arash Behzadi )
Arash’s 3rd Solo Piano album, “With Closed Eyes", will be...
22 Aug 2015 - 2:30pm
Theatre ( Based on a poem by Siavash Kasrai and Shahnameh )
Note: Ticket information coming soon. Scarlet Stone is a new multidisciplinary...
22 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
Free
Dance ( Vancouver Pars National Ballet ) Canada
The Vancouver Pars National Ballet will present a variety of folk and...
22 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
Free
Talk / Presentation ( by Dr. Leili Anvar )
A presentation of the Conference of the Birds together with the projection and...
22 Aug 2015 - 3:30pm
Free
Music ( Acoustic Guitar )
Maneli Jamal will explore the guitar with influences from all over the world...
22 Aug 2015 - 3:30pm
Free
Talk / Presentation ( Dick Davis )
Mr. Davis points to challenges faced by translation of Dai Jan Napol'on...
22 Aug 2015 - 4:30pm
Free
Music ( Rock ) Canada
The inception of Persis as an idea dates to 1999, but it took well over 10...
22 Aug 2015 - 5:15pm
Music ( Traditional )
Note: Ticket information coming soon. This concert brings together two virtuoso...
22 Aug 2015 - 5:30pm
Free
Film ( Directed by Nima Javidi ) Iran
Amir and Sara, a young couple, are going to Melbourne to continue their higher...
22 Aug 2015 - 6:45pm
Free
Music ( Pop - Rock )
Persian pop- rock music with a touch of Jazz
22 Aug 2015 - 7:30pm
Dance ( Iranian Ballet ) Sweden-Kyrgyzstan
Note: Ticket information coming soon. The performance of Les Ballets Persans,...
22 Aug 2015 - 8:00pm
Free
Music ( ICOT )
The dynamic collective, Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto (known simply as...
22 Aug 2015 - 8:15pm
Music ( )
Note: Ticket information coming soon.   "When it comes to creation,...
22 Aug 2015 - 8:30pm
Free
Music ( Sufi Music and Dance ) Canada
An ancient sound of mystical Persian poetry and Sufi Sama dance.
22 Aug 2015 - 8:30pm
Free
Music ( World Electro )
Make everyone dance. This is the promise of RAGHS. This unique creation of...
22 Aug 2015 - 9:30pm
Free
Film ( Directed by Bahman Maghsoudlou ) Documentary (USA)
An analysis of the style and vision of Abbas Kiarostami, the world’s most...
22 Aug 2015 - 9:30pm
Free
Film ( Directed by Arsalan Baraheni ) Canada
Exilic trilogy is made up of three separate dramatic documentary films, shot by...
22 Aug 2015 - 9:30pm
Free
Music ( Rock ) Canada
The inception of Persis as an idea dates to 1999, but it took well over 10...
22 Aug 2015 - 10:15pm
Free
Music ( Radio Javan, DJ Delbar ) USA
DJ Delbar will sweep audiences off their feet with a late night show in Tirgan...
22 Aug 2015 - 11:30pm

Sunday, August 23

Free
Film ( Directed by Mania Akbari ) Iran
(This film is immediately followed by the Film “Dancing Mania” in...
23 Aug 2015 - 3:30am
Free
Film ( Directed by Kaveh Bakhtiari ) Switzerland - France
In Athens, Amir, an Iranian immigrant, has a modest flat, which has become a...
23 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
Free
Iranian Bazaar ( Arts, Crafts, Sweets, Jewelry, Instruments, etc. ) 12 vendors
12 vendors offering different products including Arts, Crafts, Books,...
23 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
Free
Food & Drink ( Serving Tea & Traditional Sweets ) Canada
Step into our exotic Persian traditional Teahouse and be transported all the...
23 Aug 2015 - 10:00am
Free
Food & Drink ( Iranian Cuisine ) 6 Restaurants serving Iranian food
6 Restaurants serving a variaty of Iranian food
23 Aug 2015 - 11:00am
Free
Workshop ( by Ariana Bundy ) (USA)
American-Iranian Chef Ariana Bundy is a TV Chef and cookbook author of '...
23 Aug 2015 - 11:30am
Free
Talk / Presentation ( by Dr. Leili Anvar )
In this talk, Ms. Anvar will evoke the history of love poetry in Persian...
23 Aug 2015 - 12:00pm
Free
Film ( Directed by Bahman Maghsoudlou ) Documentary (USA)
An analysis of the style and vision of Abbas Kiarostami, the world’s most...
23 Aug 2015 - 12:45pm
Dance ( Iranian Ballet ) Sweden-Kyrgyzstan
Note: Ticket information coming soon. The performance of Les Ballets Persans,...
23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
Theatre ( Written by Bahram Beyzaie, With Mojdeh Shamsaie )
1001st Night is the story of Jam’s two imprisoned daughters, Shahrnaz and...
23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
Free
Dance ( Vancouver Pars National Ballet ) Canada
The Vancouver Pars National Ballet will present a variety of folk and...
23 Aug 2015 - 1:00pm
Free
Talk / Presentation ( by Ali Atabaki )
Darius the First, the great Achaemenid king, chose to build his tomb within the...
23 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
Free
Music ( Arash Behzadi )
Arash’s 3rd Solo Piano album, “With Closed Eyes", will be...
23 Aug 2015 - 1:30pm
Free
Music ( Classical Guitar )
Bagher Moazen will perform pieces from Moazen, Francisco Tárrega and...
23 Aug 2015 - 2:15pm
Free
Music ( Acoustic Guitar )
Maneli Jamal will explore the guitar with influences from all over the world...
23 Aug 2015 - 2:30pm
Free
Music ( Pop/Rock ) Canada
“Rhythm and Vibes” was formed in 2012 in Toronto, as “Nima...
23 Aug 2015 - 2:45pm
Music ( )
Note: Ticket information coming soon.   "When it comes to creation,...
23 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
Free
Talk / Presentation ( Dick Davis )
Despite popular notions about women’s empowerment in Iran, the Persian...
23 Aug 2015 - 3:00pm
Free
Talk / Presentation ( A Poetic Performance )
Leili Anvar and Frédéric Ferney read passages of the poem (in...
23 Aug 2015 - 3:30pm
Theatre ( Based on a poem by Siavash Kasrai and Shahnameh )
Note: Ticket information coming soon. Scarlet Stone is a new multidisciplinary...
23 Aug 2015 - 4:30pm
Free
Music ( Folkloric )
Maestro Masoudi will perform some of his most memorable Gilaki songs including...
23 Aug 2015 - 5:00pm
Free
Film ( Directed and Narrated by Roya Akbari ) Iran
(This film is screened immediately after "From Tehran to London" in...
23 Aug 2015 - 5:00pm