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 →

2012 Nowruz Festival Breaks Record

March 23, 2012
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The 2012 Nowruz Festival broke the record for the largest Nowruz celebration in the entire South of the United States.  With over 4000 in attendance, the audience was delighted with the programming while breaking last year’s record 3500+ attendance.  Hosted by the Iranian Cultural Foundation for the fourth year at Discovery Green Park, the event.. read more →

New Year Party 2012

March 17, 2012
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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 →

An Entrepreneur’s State of Mind

February 22, 2012
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This event is a quarterly evening event hosted by the Association of Iranian-American Professionals Thursday, March 8, 6-9 PM Golden Samavar 12126 Westheimer Road Houston, TX 77077 Please call 281-497-3290 for more information. An Entrepreneur’s State of Mind What characters define an entrepreneur? How to seize opportunities and turn them into achievements? How to maintain balance.. read more →

Persian Festival 2012

February 22, 2012
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This is not an ICF event, though ICF will be selling Nowruz Festival tickets at this event. Chahar Shanbeh Soori Tuesday, March 13 at 6pm Live music and DJ with special performance by Mehrdad NY This festival is designed for children. Ayva Center 9371 Richmond Avenue Houston, TX  77063 (Between Gessner and Fondren) Moonwalks, jugglers,.. read more →

Max Amini Comedy

January 26, 2012
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An Iranpad Org. Event Series Tickets: $35 & $50 Refreshments will be served along with Iranian live music (starring Amin & Parya) PG-13 Free Parking Tickets are available through Kasra Persian Grill, Super Vanak and Garson Restaurant as well aswww.standupcomedytickets.com For more information please contact: 818-802-2251 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 →

ICF Congratulates Its Three New Board Members

January 18, 2012
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The Iranian Cultural Foundation – Houston (ICF) held a general meeting in December of 2011 to fill three vacancies on its board.  Elections were held with five candidates participating.  The three new board members are Majid Jamea, Husein Hadi, and Mehran Talabi.  Congratulations to all of them and the entire organization and community looks forward.. read more →