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Yalda Night Celebration 2013

UBC Persian club is proud to once again host Yalda Night Celebration on UBC campus.

This year, we are planning to celebrate a night full of art, literature, and performances at UBC. All of this would happen in a venue artfully decorated according to Yalda traditions. You will have the opportunity to socialize and mingle after the formal portion of the event, while drinking wine or enjoying pomegranate and watermelon!

Date: Friday, Dec 20, 2013
Time: 7:00pm-11:00pm
Location:UBC Thea Koerner House Ballroom
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“Are We Alone?”: Lecture Talk by Dr. Firouz Naderi

UBC Thunderbird Robotics in collaboration with UBC Persian Club presents

Lecture Talk by Dr. Firouz Naderi, Director of the Solar System Exploration Directorate at NASA’s JPL:
“ARE WE ALONE? The Search for Our Cosmic Roots and Galactic Cousins”

First Lecture Talk
Date: Thursday, October 17th
Time: 6:30pm
Location: UBC Robson Square, Downtown Vancouver

Second Lecture Talk
Date: Friday, October 18th
Time: 2:30pm
Location: UBC Kaiser Building, Room 2020/2030

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End of Summer Picnic: Celebration of Sun!

End of Summer Picnic: Celebration of Sun!

Vancouver broke a 60-year-old record for most consecutive days of sunshine. Yes, you heard that right. Our beloved Raincouver is showing its sunny side to us! Let’s celebrate and be thankful for this generosity. For this, UBC Persian Club has planned an outdoor event for you to enjoy the sun with your fellow friends.
Lunch’s on us; but we recommend you bring your favorite snacks, fruits and side foods to share with your friends.


Date: Saturday, August 24th
Time: 8:00am-5:30pm
Location: Buntzen Lake, Port Coquitlam

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Spring After Exam Party and Fundraising

Spring After Exam Party and Fundraising

Join UBC Persian Club in this evening with your beloved friends, partners, family members, co-workers, and others and contribute to a great cause, while you support Light, Hope and Life in their endeavor to make a difference in some children’s lives. 100% of proceedings go to Light, Hope and Life Foundations.

Date: Sunday, April 28th
Time: 10:00pm
Location: Caprice, 967 Granville St., Downtown Vancouver
Admission: $20
100% of proceedings go to Light, Hope and Life Foundations.

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Origins of Modern Iranian Cuisine: A Lecture by Professor Houchang Chehabi

Origins of Modern Iranian Cuisine: A Lecture by Professor Houchang Chehabi

UBC Persian Club proudly invites you to join us in celebrating the success of the UBC Initiative for Persian Language and Iranian Studies with an evening of history, mystery and Iranian food, blended together in perfection!

Date: Friday, November 23rd
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Location: UBC Robson Square, Downtown Vancouver

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Aurash Sade Play by Van.ac Theatre Group

Mohammad Rahmanian, Mahtab Nasirpour and their students at Van.ac Theatre Group are taking to stage their most recent work: “Aurash Sade” (written by Bahram Beyzaei) starting from Friday, July 12th until Sunday July 14th for three consecutive nights.


UBC Persian Club is proud to be the partner of Van.ac Theatre Group on this project and we would like to invite all our community members to join us in watching the “Aurash Sade” play.


Date: Friday, July 12th – Sunday, July 14th
Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver

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Stories of the Diaspora; Art that brings a voice to newcomers

The purpose of this project is to raise awareness about newcomer experiences in Canada. Then participants will have a chance to create art in forms of painting, photography and poetry in partners or alone about a theme or an issue they have faced such as such as identity, debunking myths about newcomer youth, children and youth Rights under the Canadian Immigration and education System, and discrimination and racism.

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AGM 2013 + General Elections + Patogh #3

Join us at UBC Persian Club’s 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Elections and start off your summer with your fellow students at Stanley Park in our Patogh #3 program. If you want to know more about the club, get elected as an executive, speak out about your innovative ideas, meet and challenge your outgoing executive team or [...]

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Fall 2012 AGM & By-Election + Persian Pit Night!

UBC Persian Club’s Fall 2012 AGM & By-Elections is here… along with a night of stress-release partying at the Notorious Pit Pub! If you want to know more about the club, get more heavily involved, speak out about your innovative ideas, meet and challenge your executive team or simply have a fun night with your fellow [...]

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