Yalda Night 2012 Report

In recognition of the beautiful ancient Iranian festivity of Shabe-Yalda, ICM was pleased to host the Yalda celebration on December 15th, 2012. December 21st, the turning point as the Winter Solstice is the longest night of the year and the beginning of the lengthening of days. Shabe Yaldā or Shabe Chelle is an Iranian festival […]

Mehrgan 2012 Report

On Saturday, October 29th, 2012, Iranian Community of Manitoba hosted the 3rd Annual Mehrgan Celebration in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This event was made possible with the help of our dedicated volunteers and sponsors. This year the format was different than the previous years as the guests were catered with the popular kabob meal from one of […]

Yalda Night 2011 Report

Yalda, Yalda Night/Shab-e Yaldâ, or Shab-e Chelleh, meaning “night of forty” is the Persian Winter Solstice celebration which has been popular since ancient times. Yalda is celebrated on the Northern Hemisphere‘s longest night of the year, that is, on the eve of the Winter Solstice. Depending on the shift of the calendar, Yalda is celebrated […]

Second Iran Night of Art and Culture Report

On Saturday, November 19, 2011, the Iranian Community of Manitoba proudly presented Iran Art and Cultural Night, a cultural festival that focuses on traditional music, films, poetry and introduces new talent. This was an event not to forget as it had something for everyone. By inviting local Iranian artists, writers, and poets, ICM has fostered […]

Mehregan Reports

On Saturday, October 1st, 2011, Iranian Community of Manitoba hosted the 2nd Annual Mehregan Festival in Winnipeg Manitoba. This event was made possible with the help of our dedicated volunteers and sponsors. This year, we had a very colorful and wonderful Mehregan Festival. The highlights of this event were the Winnipeg Harvest, ICM award ceremony, Persian […]