On 21st of March evening Iranian Community of Manitoba celebrated Nowrooz at Notre Dame Recreational Center in St. Boniface area of Winnipeg.
Evening started with program announcement and welcome notes by Mr. Mohaddes of ICM, then we proceed with giving gifts to over 50 children of under age of 12 years. Gifts were distributed by Mrs. Shooshtari VP of ICM and Mr. Parsa. Children were delighted to receive Eide and Gifts. Children after received their gifts went to adjacent multipurpose room to play and participate in their own program.
In the main hall we continue with ICM President’s message for Nowrooz by Mr. Doustshenas, after wishing everyone happy Nowrooz he encouraged people to join ICM and become members, then proceed with presenting thank you letters to all the volunteers who had help with Chakavak music program in Winnipeg on 22nd of February 2009.
After that Mrs. Shemirani, Mr. Shahab Tirandaz, Mr. Masoud Vaezi, Mr. Hamid Shahinfar and Mr. Moradi performed Iranian Music and songs and entertain the crowed with their artistic performances and helped everyone to have great and happy evening.
230 people bought tickets for this event and this was a sold out event, there were many more people who wanted to participate but due to fire code we could not accommodate more people.
Iranian Community of Manitoba is expressing their sincere thanks to all the volunteers who helped in organizing and conducting the Nowrooz party to make it such a successful and happy party. Especially the following individuals need to be noted:
– Mr. Masoud Moradi
– Mrs. Maryam Samiee
– Mr. Hamid Shahinfar
– Mr. Manoochehr Parsa
– Mrs. Frouzandeh Shemirani
– Mr. Shahab Tirandaz
– Mr. Masoud Vaezi
– Mrs. Sousan Lotfi
– Ms. Galina Karbayeva
We are grateful for all the support and encouragement we have received from volunteers and our community