Houston Prepares Unified Effort To Help Azerbaijan Earthquake Relief

August 21, 2012
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  Two moderate to severe earthquakes have simultaneously devastated the Azerbaijan region of Iran, killing over 300 and wounding at least another 3000 recently.  The Iranian Cultural Foundation – Houston (ICF)  joins Iranians from around the globe to extend its deepest condolences to the families of those lost in this tragic occurrence.   The ICF.. read more →

Who Is Mohsen Namjoo?

April 12, 2012
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Taken from Mohsen Namjoo’s official website, www.mohsennamjoo.com. Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian artist, songwriter, singer, music scholar and setar (traditional Persian lute) player based in California. Born in 1976 in Torbat-e Jam, Iran, Namjoo began his musical training at the age of twelve, studying under Nasrollah Nasehpoor until the age of eighteen. In 1994 Namjoo.. read more →

Houston Grand Opera Debuts Opera About Modern Iranians

March 12, 2012
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Houston Grand Opera presents its 46th world premiere The Bricklayer Music by Gregory Spears, Libretto by Farnoosh Moshiri March 15 – 21, 2012   Houston, TX — Feb. 20, 2012: As part of HGOco’s Song of Houston: East + West initiative, Houston Grand Opera presents its 46th world premiere, The Bricklayer, March 15 – 21, 2012… read more →

Sudi Samandari Co-publishes Zan Magazine

March 6, 2012
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One more reason to be proud as an Iranian-Houstonian! Published by Sudy Samandari, the daughter of a lifetime journalist who published Golchin to the last breath of his life, Zan Magazine stands tall among all publications attempted by the Iranian diaspora in the last 30 years—bar none. With only two issues published, Zan has already.. read more →

A Cozy Chat With Houston Artist Noushin Lotfi

February 22, 2012
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by Yasamin Lotfi On a quiet Sunday afternoon, in a two-story apartment complex behind IKEA, everything seems droll and sedentary.  But as I get closer to the small studio apartment on the second floor, I hear the sound of Bach through the walls.  Intrigued, I walk inside, and find myself first in a dark room,.. read more →

ICF Welcomes Naseem Nikooei

January 26, 2012
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If you visit the ICF office or call us on the phone, you will be greeted with the warm and welcoming voice of Naseem Nikooei, our new Office Manager.  She was born and raised in Houston, Texas, but she travels to Iran at least once a year to visit her relatives and gain knowledge of.. read more →

What Is Iran First In?

December 1, 2011
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رتبه های اول ایران در دنیا ایران در چه زمینه هایی در جهان مقام اول را دارد؟     1. بیشترین تولید پسته The highest production of pistachio.   2. بیشترین تولید خاویار The highest production of caviar.   3. بیشترین تولید خانواده توت The highest production of fruits of mulberry family.   4. بیشترین.. read more →