Tirgan Festival

Description: The 6th biennial Tirgan Festival is the largest celebration of Iranian arts and culture in the world and kicked off with a beautiful opening reception and concert by Manushan Band set alongside the shores of Lake Ontario at the Harbourfront Centre. The festival continued for 3 jam packed days of 100+ performances and workshops, over 230 artists, free events, children’s programming, 8 restaurants, and two traditional teahouses. Tirgan Festival takes great pride in its group of over 400 dedicated volunteers who put their heart and soul into this festival and their message of unity as a non-political and non-partisan organization is to maintain that we are united as people of one planet. Featuring some of the best and most unique cultural experiences at Harbourfront Centre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Performing Arts, the Distillery district and Michener Institute this was one of the most vibrant weekends of the summer! For more information please visit www.tirgan.ca

Start Time: July 25th, 2019 at 12:00am
End Time: July 25th, 2019 at 10:30pm
Location: Harbourfront Centre , Concert Stage
Address: 235 Queens Quay W

City: Toronto
Province: ON
Postal Code: M5J 2G8

Website: tirgan.ca/tirgan2019/
Tirgan Festival - Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam takes to the stage Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam takes to the stage Tirgan Festival - Manushan Band Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Manushan Band Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Tirgan Festival - The festival would not be possible without their volunteers The festival would not be possible without their volunteers Tirgan Festival - Manushan Band Manushan Band Tirgan Festival - All dressed up for the red carpet All dressed up for the red carpet Tirgan Festival - The festival would not be possible without their volunteers The festival would not be possible without their volunteers Tirgan Festival - The festival would not be possible without their volunteers The festival would not be possible without their volunteers Tirgan Festival - Manushan Band Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Manushan Band Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Tirgan Festival - Excited for the opening performance Excited for the opening performance Tirgan Festival - A family affair for all A family affair for all Tirgan Festival - More happy volunteers on hand to assist with festival More happy volunteers on hand to assist with festival Tirgan Festival - Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam and media members Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam and media members Tirgan Festival - Opening night speakers take to the stage Opening night speakers take to the stage Tirgan Festival - Manushan Band Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Manushan Band Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Tirgan Festival - Shiva & Asad Zarrinmehr with Stacey Ginou Shiva & Asad Zarrinmehr with Stacey Ginou Tirgan Festival - Manushan Band Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Manushan Band Featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Tirgan Festival - Guests arrived on the red carpet before the festival opening. Guests arrived on the red carpet before the festival opening. Tirgan Festival - CBC journalist Anna Maria Tremonti & Toronto city councillor John Filion CBC journalist Anna Maria Tremonti & Toronto city councillor John Filion Tirgan Festival - Fans excited to meet Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Fans excited to meet Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam Tirgan Festival - It was a packed opening night at the Harbourfront Centre main stage. It was a packed opening night at the Harbourfront Centre main stage. Tirgan Festival - The festival would not be possible without their volunteers The festival would not be possible without their volunteers Tirgan Festival - Volunteers taking a break Volunteers taking a break Tirgan Festival - Hamed Nikpay on the red carpet with friends Hamed Nikpay on the red carpet with friends Tirgan Festival - Adam Vaughan MP & Marah Braye CEO of Harbourfront Centre Adam Vaughan MP & Marah Braye CEO of Harbourfront Centre Tirgan Festival - Heather Waddell & Andrea Strachan from Harbourfront Centre Heather Waddell & Andrea Strachan from Harbourfront Centre Tirgan Festival - Happy volunteers were on hand to greet the guests Happy volunteers were on hand to greet the guests Tirgan Festival - Mohsen & Fariba at A Few Days In Between exhibit Mohsen & Fariba at A Few Days In Between exhibit Tirgan Festival - Shahnaz displaying her handmade goods Shahnaz displaying her handmade goods Tirgan Festival - Enjoying a performance Enjoying a performance Tirgan Festival - Maha, Eli, Farough, Taghi & Fariba representing their businesses Maha, Eli, Farough, Taghi & Fariba representing their businesses Tirgan Festival - Suzanne, Ella, Kiki Suzanne, Ella, Kiki Tirgan Festival - Rostam Mirlashari and Golbang World Music Orchestra performs Rostam Mirlashari and Golbang World Music Orchestra performs Tirgan Festival - Sultana in traditional dress Sultana in traditional dress Tirgan Festival - Pouria representing Alangoo Pouria representing Alangoo Tirgan Festival - Arash & Ashkhan owners of Delikat Arash & Ashkhan owners of Delikat Tirgan Festival - Nasrin owner of Deljin Nasrin owner of Deljin Tirgan Festival - Arash owner of Esther Rugs Arash owner of Esther Rugs Tirgan Festival - Atists Sanaz & Narges Atists Sanaz & Narges Tirgan Festival - Arash at A Few Days In Between exhibit Arash at A Few Days In Between exhibit Tirgan Festival - Marah Braye, CEO of Harbourfront Centre is excited to welcome back the festival Marah Braye, CEO of Harbourfront Centre is excited to welcome back the festival Tirgan Festival - Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong, First deputy to Mayor Tory

Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong, First deputy to Mayor Tory Tirgan Festival Tirgan Festival - Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, MPP & President of the Treasury Board Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, MPP & President of the Treasury Board Tirgan Festival - The legend of Tirgan is told in English & Persian The legend of Tirgan is told in English & Persian Tirgan Festival - Dr. Firouz Naderi, NASA scientist & Honorary Chair of Tirgan 2019 says we are united by humanity, the rich tapestry of the 7.5 billion people on our planet Dr. Firouz Naderi, NASA scientist & Honorary Chair of Tirgan 2019 says we are united by humanity, the rich tapestry of the 7.5 billion people on our planet