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Meet the Holidays: Navroz
March 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Join the volunteers from the Ismaili Muslim Community in celebrating the festival of Navroz through music and crafts and learn about the Persian and Central Asian cultures through stories and art from the Aga Khan Museum.
Ismaili Choir Performance – 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
Singers from the Ismaili community will perform cultural songs for Navroz.
Storytime – 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM
An Afghan Navroz Story by Nissa Kara – Every year on the first day of spring children from around the world celebrate the Persian New Year Navroz. This is a story about a young boy and girl, Ariana and Jamil, who commemorate this joyous occasion in Afghanistan.
Music & Movement – 3:00 PM
Scarf Dance with Hand Movements – Explore rhythm and movement while dancing a colorful scarf dance to celebrate the Navroz holiday.
Art Studio – 11:00 AM – 4:30PM
Geometric Art – Guests will decorate tiles with colorful geometric patterns.
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