Turquoise Bridges Norouz Celebration

Friday, March 28, 2008
Time: 06:00 PM
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On The Occasion of Norooz 2008

Turquoise Bridges
Requests the pleasure of your company
to celebrate the arrival of Spring with Special Guests:
Senator Mike Gravel & Lynne Mosier
Friday, March 28, 2008
6:00 PM
San Francisco City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlette Place

Individual tickets $175
Please Click Here
to purchase your ticket
or call: 415-392-4400

6:00 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7-00 – 11:00 pm Opening Ceremony
- Dance of Nature, Sound of Creation
Welcome Remarks
Ballet Afsaneh, Nejad world music,
Presidio Dance Theatre
Assyrian Folk,
Tajik & Gilaki Mahali Dance
Melody of Harp by Diana Rowan
Bazm Ensemble

The Ballet, Dance of Nature, Sound of Creation, was created for this celebration of Norooz. With choreography by Sharlyn Sawyer of Ballet Afsaneh and music composed by Mohammad Nejad of Nejad World Music center, this exquisite dance honors the powerful Goddess Anahita, the Mother Goddess.

In Persian mythology Anahita rules the waters and the fertility of the earth. Her sacred animals are the peacock and the dove. In this performance the ancient icons are portrayed, along with the folk dance of the Gilan region in present day Iran, a region known for its agricultural bounty. The celebration of Norooz marked the first day of the year in historic times. It is a celebration of our renewed hopes, the dream of a world at peace, and in harmony with nature.

For more information visit www.turquoisebridges.org

Turquoise Bridges is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN 84-1645078.
Donations to Turquoise Bridges are tax deductible to the extend allowed by law.

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