Iranian Heritage Days at the ROM

Enjoy Iranian culture, dance, music and dining on May 25 and 26

Iranian DancerCome out and celebrate Iranian heritage and culture at its finest. On Saturday May 25, 2013 from 11:00 am to 5:00pm the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) will celebrate Iranian Heritage Day through music, dance, dining and hands-on activities.                                 

In partnership with the Toronto Iranians Community Group, the ROM is proud to present a day of Iranian culture and heritage programming. The ROM’s Heritage Days offer a unique look at the diverse backgrounds of Canadians providing visitors with the opportunity to learn about these other cultures.

The celebration features a wide array of festivities including authentic Iranian music, dance and Naghali story-telling performances. Also scheduled is the premiere of Siamak Eskandari’s newest photography exhibit, “Riders on the Stone”, and a lecture by the photographer. Art is also on display from contemporary Iranian artists as well as hands-on Iranian themed crafts for children. Additionally, Food Studio and ROM Boutique feature Iranian-themed fare and wares for the day.

Admission Information
All Iranian Heritage Days activities are included with general admission.

For more information, visit: http://www.rom.on.ca/en/activities-programs/events-calendar/iranian-heritage-day