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Come Celebrate Norooz - Persian New Year

Free event and all are welcome!
Thursday March 15, from 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Rose Wagner Performing Art Center
Salt Lake City

Games, activities for all ages, backgammon tourney, Persian Tea House,
performance and discussions by Rumi Poetry Club, Eastern Arts,
Afghan Students Association, Salt Lake City Ballet
with music and dance from, Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, Central Asia and more, Happy New Year !

Thanks to: Salt Lake County Zoo Arts & Parks; Utah Division of Arts & Museums;
National Endowment for the Arts; George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation;
Salt Lake City Arts Council; Associated Students University of Utah

For performance, workshop or other information about Eastern Arts email

Offering concerts, lectures, school programs, music and dance performances, workshops,
special classes and residencies throughout the United States and Europe.

For more information call Eastern Arts (801) 485-5824

Eastern Arts Celebrates traditional folk, mystical and classical dances

Eastern Arts
Presenting authentic Central Asian & Middle Eastern dance.

Eastern Arts is a non-profit organization of dancers, artists, musicians, and scholars who present the folkways and traditions of many lands and peoples.

Eastern Arts originated in 1960 and has been active internationally presenting dance and music of lands from Asia to North Africa, from India to the Balkans in concerts, workshops, publications, audio and video productions.

Eastern Arts sponsors and funding organizations have included:
George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation; PARSA Community Foundation; Salt Lake County Zoo Arts and Parks Program; Utah Arts Council; Salt Lake City Arts Council; Semnani Foundation; Zions Bank; Western States Arts Federation; National Endowment for the Arts; Utah Council for the Humanities and more. We are very grateful to these sponsors who see the value in our projects.

Members of Eastern Arts are available for educational lectures, workshops, school assemblies and entertaining, informative concerts of music and dance from many traditions.

Performance Ensembles include:

  • International Dance Theatre: Presenting traditional dance from many nations and ethnicities.

  • Eastern Arts -: Janam Ensemble featuring traditional music, dance and song of Persia, Afghanistan, Central Asia, Turkey and more.

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