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Iranian Culture (Online Course)

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Come and discover the rich culture & history of Iran!

Did you know that Iran has 31 provinces with their own unique identity and culture? Each province has its own attractions, climate, traditional food*, historical sites, traditional outfits, handcrafts & much more.

*Recipes can be shared with those who are interested.

Course outline:

  • Week 1 - The capital (Tehran, Qazvin, Zanjan, Markazi)
  • Week 2 - Northern Iran (Gilan, Mazandaran, Golestan)
  • Week 3 - Central Iran (Isfahan, Qom, Semnan)
  • Week 4 - Central Iran (Yazd, Kerman)
  • Week 5 - Southern Iran (Khuzestan, Fars (Shiraz), Hormozgan)
  • Week 6 - West of Iran (Kurdistan, Hamedan, Kermanshah)

Course details

Fall 2022

Dates/Times: Wednesdays, Oct. 12 to Nov. 16, 2022 (6 weeks)
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Online
Save 15% if you register before Sept. 28, 2022
Price: $115 (+ HST)
Instructor: Farah Marzi & Afshin Sarrafizadeh Rafsanjani

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About the instructors

Farah Marzi was born in one of the most beautiful cities in the northern part of Iran. She moved to the capital of Iran (Tehran) to study medicine and graduated with a doctorate degree in Medicine in 1999. Farah and her family immigrated to Canada in 2015 in hopes of living their dream life. She hopes to find a role where she can truely shine. 

Afshin Sarrafizadeh Rafsanjani was born in Tehran, but his roots are from Rafsanjan, a city in central part of Iran that is well known for pistachio production. Afshin has a Doctorate Degree in Medicine from Azad University, Tehran (1999). He not only worked in health care, but also managed his family’s pistachio fields until he immigrated to Canada with his family in 2015.

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