Simurgh Speech: in commemoration of a famous poet named Attar Neyshaburi, April 2018

The Creator of the Blessed Virgin, the One Who gave life and the Faith of the Soil. On the twenty-fourth day of April, 2018, a commemoration was held to commemorate the great synagogue of the mysticism of Attar, Neyshaburi. This circle, called “Simorgh’s Speech”, was entirely about the logic of Al-Tair Attar. At the beginning of this ceremony a music video titled Simorgh was displayed. The symposium with the artistic programs of Lady Simin Mehr, the prominent nationalist and Hadi Arab of the statue of softness, was decorated by Fazel Jamshidi, a singer-songwriter and gentlemen Manouchehr Soheili, Mahyar Soheili and Ehsan Livani. Dr. Moorezhi, Dr. Mokhousi, Dr. Nabavi lectured on the celebration of this literary-cultural gathering. The turning point for this summit was the presence of Mohammad Reza Shafiei Kodakani. Arshash Azizi, the composer of the Symphony “On the Infinite Day”, was inspired by the composer Logic al-Tayyur and Hossein Purnia, as well as Dr. Ramin Talebian and Dr. Maryam Masoumian short speeches.

Attendees in Simurgh Speech convention

It was a great honor being host for one of the best and well-known Persian writer Dr. Mohammad Reza Shafie Kadkani.


Dr. Mohammad Reza Shafiei Kadkani & Marsa Arbab

Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani
Persian writer
Mohammad Reza Shafiei Kadkani is a Persian writer, poet, literary critic, editor, and translator. Born in Nishapur, Razavi Khorasan, Shafiei-Kadkani graduated from Tehran University with a doctorate degree in Persian literature. Wikipedia
BornOctober 10, 1939 (age 78 years), Nishapur, Iran


Baltimore Staff Picks: Best Cultural Activities

American Style Magazine goes ga-ga about Baltimore in its May issue listing favorite picks. The Americans for the Arts staff and colleagues in the region have put together some of their Baltimore favorites too–to help attendees at this year’s Annual Convention. This first blog post covers Cultural Activities in Baltimore:

  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum and a pint for history’s sake at Annabelle Lee Tavern, shrine to all things Edgar Allen Poe
    –Kate Gibney, Americans for the Arts
  • Visiting the Baltimore Museum of Art or attending the city’s Artscape
    –Sara Hisamoto, Visit Baltimore
  • Touring the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called the Baltimore Basilica. It’s considered the masterpiece of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the “Father of American Architecture.”
    –Theresa Cameron, Americans for the Arts
  • Get there early on a Saturday you can see a show in the center of the Harbor. Normally magic, clowns and singers.
    –Angel Baker, Americans for the Arts
  • Walter’s Art Museum (one of the best decorative arts collections in the world)
    –Karen Newell, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation


Posted by Americans for the Arts, May 26, 2010

Meet the 2018 BC Culture Days Ambassadors

Vancouver / May 15, 2018: BC Culture Days has announced the winners of the 2018 Ambassador and Awards program. Each ambassador will be awarded $1,000 ($500 production budget + $500 Artist Honorarium) to present a Culture Days activity and act as a spokesperson for BC Culture Days leading up to the Culture Days weekend, September 28, 29, and 30.

Besides activating their local communities, ambassadors will engage the public in discussions around arts and culture and encourage them to participate behind the scenes with B.C. artists, curators, heritage experts, creators and other creative people over the Culture Days weekendAmbassadors will play an important role in B.C.’s communities, sharing arts and culture related stories through the Culture365 blog page, social media, TV, and radio.


posted  in British ColumbiaInspiration