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Experience the Persian New Year (Nowruz), just in time for the Spring Equinox. Feast on festive Iranian dishes, enjoy interactive activities with old friends and new, and tune in to a soul-quenching, musical performance by Chloé Pourmorady Ensemble. Whether or not you’ve celebrated the Persian new year before, this program was created for young adults of all cultural backgrounds!

Nowruz, which literally translates to “New Day” in Persian, marks the beginning of Spring. While it is Zoroastrian in origin, it has been celebrated by Iranians and Persian Jews worldwide for thousands of years.

Your ticket includes authentic Persian food, a free drink, photobooth fun, interactive activities, and more.

7:00 — 8:45 PM Socializing, food and drinks, interactive activities, photobooth
8:45 — 9:00 PM Program begins
9:00 — 10:00 PM Performance by Chloé Pourmorady Ensemble
10:00 — 10:30 PM Socializing, food and drink continues

2 for $30 (through March 16 at 11:00 AM)
1 for $18 (through March 16 at 11:00 AM)
$25 each (from March 16 at 11:00 AM)

Tickets cover the cost of goods or less. If you would like to make an additional contribution to the Federation, please do so below.

Chloé Pourmorady Ensemble promises a fresh, exhilarating experience in each performance and a vibrant new flavor to contemporary folk music. With an ensemble of dynamic musicians from diverse backgrounds, Chloé, a violinist, vocalist, and composer, fuses soulful Persian & Jewish roots with Balkan, rock, classical, and avant-garde sensibilities. A unique combination of instruments including violin, clarinet, Persian tar, darbouka, bass, jarana, guitar, daf, and more highlight the enormous talents of Daniel Raijman, Alexander Meimand, Zack Lodmer, Ava Nahas, Jamie Papish, and Ramin Abrams.

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Y&S Nazarian | The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles | Jewish Community Foundation Los Angeles

The Y&S Nazarian Young Leadership Initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is committed to honoring and celebrating Iranian heritage and culture and engaging Iranian Jewish young adults with The Federation and the larger Los Angeles Jewish community. This initiative is supported by a Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.

All ticket sales cover the cost of goods or less, and tickets are non-refundable.

By signing up to attend this event, you agree to irrevocably grant to The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles — and to their employees, agents, and assigns — the right to take your photograph, record you, or use your image, silhouette, and/or other reproductions of your physical likeness, as well as your voice and/or words, for all purposes related to marketing and promotion of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, across all media. These rights are granted in perpetuity. You hereby certify and represent that you are of at least 18 years of age and have read the foregoing and fully understand the meaning and effect thereof.