Seattle Center hosts the 9th annual Iranian Festival with art, workshops and live music
Seattle Center is hosting this year’s Iranian Festival on Saturday, August 8. This year's festival, the ninth in a row, features awesome Iranian cultural exhibitions, art, and live performances by Iranian artists.
The festival will feature classical Persian music by artists Sahba Motallebi, Vandad Massahzadeh and Mehdi Bagheri; dances inspired by Iranian folklore performed by the Vancouver Pars National Ballet; illustrations by Iranian artist Hamid Rahmanian for the Persian epic the Book of Kings; and workshops on Persian calligraphy and language.
Iranian-American stand-up comic K-Von will also perform; the festival will screen his documentary film on Persian New Year, “Nowruz: Lost & Found,” on August 9 at the Bellevue Branch of the King County Library.
The festival runs from 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday, August 8. 305 Harrison St, Seattle, 98109