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2013 Nowruz Festival

Fiesta Noruz 2013 IMG 2

The Amu Daria Association and Casa Asia once again celebrate the arrival of Spring the way it is usually done in Central Asian countries with Nowruz Festival. On this occasion, in collaboration with the Sagrada Familia Library, what Nowruz actually means and the different ways it is celebrated will be analysed. The event will be accompanied by stories of the Silk Route and Setar, a traditional instrument from Iran.


6.00pm Welcome Speech:
Amu Daria Association and Observatory of Central Asia-Casa Asia

6.10pm What is Nowruz and how do we celebrate it?
Delivered by:
Asyl Ryskulova, Kyrgyzstan
Nazanin Amirian, Iran
Guinara Serkebayeva, Aigerim Alimkulova and Mamyrkul Maksat Bolatuly, Kazakhstan

6.50pm Stories of the Silk Route
Susana Tornero, narrator

7.10pm Concert of Iranian Music
Alireza Farrokhzadi, Setar player

2013/03/23 18:00 h

From 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Sagrada Familia Civic Centre
c/ Provença, 480

Free admission with limited capacity.

Casa Asia and Amu Daria Association, in collaboration with Libraries of Barcelona
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