An original film production. Zoya, a healthcare professional in her early 30s, finds herself struggling with feelings of boredom and anxiety during the pandemic. Covering her life from Navroz 2020 to Navroz 2021, the film uses music and poetry to explore her physical and mental health, touching on the initial isolation, fear, and anxiety, and moving on to coping skills, hope, and connection through family and community. Over the span of a few months, comical conversations with her family and “slice of life” scenes reveal different aspects of her life. (English with snippets of languages spoken by the Jamat with subtitles)
Join us in welcoming Navroz into our lives through various devotional expressions, i.e., the Quran, Ginan, Qasida, and various poetic recitations.
Navroz festivities kick-off with Friday Night Reflections, Canada's weekly show, where host Zain Velji takes us on a retrospective journey of the Jamat over the past year, reflecting on strengths, talents, and connections that have sustained us. In a wide-ranging interview with President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha, the two explore the events that have shaped the past twelve months and reflect on the hope and optimism in the future that lies ahead.
The Council for USA in collaboration with The City of Houston, The Asia Society Texas Center, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, The Children's Museum Houston, EarthX, and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, bring this special program which aims to create awareness of Navroz and the various cultural traditions, highlighting the visual, performance and culinary arts.
Join the Afghanistan Jamat as they celebrate Navroz with music, song, and dance using traditional instruments such as the rubab, ghichak, and tabla.
A compilation of instrumental and vocal performances from the Jubilee Arts Program celebrating the love and goodness of Nawrus. Presented by the Syria Council.
Hope Springs Eternal is an inspirational and educational program that explores the meaning and history of Navroz, touching on the diverse ways in which the festival is celebrated in different parts of the world and the significance of the Haft Seen and rozi. The show focuses on messages of rebirth, rejuvenation, and hope for the future, particularly as we can begin to imagine our lives beyond the pandemic. It incorporates verses of the Qur’an, quotes from Mawlana Hazar Imam, and devotional poetry from the Persian, Arabic, and South Asian traditions.
A film by Dr. Farzin Rezaeian, an award-winning documentary, and educational producer, which explores the richness and diversity of the ancient tradition of Nowruz (New Year). This colorful and joyous festival is celebrated across cultures by over 300,000 people in various countries around the world.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
A program by the Far East Council on the meaning of Navroz focusing on climate change and sustainable development. The program includes musical performances from the Far East and international artists and a Navroz message from the leadership.
An Ismaili TV Original series for the Farsi and Dari speaking Jamats. This premiere episode focuses on Navroz celebrations and the importance of poetry and literature.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
Navroz festivities kick-off with Friday Night Reflections, Canada's weekly show, where host Zain Velji takes us on a retrospective journey of the Jamat over the past year, reflecting on strengths, talents, and connections that have sustained us. In a wide-ranging interview with President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha, the two explore the events that have shaped the past twelve months and reflect on the hope and optimism in the future that lies ahead.
The UK Council presents a devotional journey that includes music by Fitoor and poems from Shimmering Lights, an Anthology of Ismaili Poetry in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies. Considering the significant role music plays in the cultural, intellectual, and social lives of communities, Fitoor aims to keep musical traditions alive for both younger and older crowds by presenting traditional music with a new flavour.
A new year is a fresh start with new beginnings. Join ITREB Tanzania as we discover the significance of Navroz and create new aspirations, followed by a message from Jamati leadership and concluding with a look back at past Navroz celebrations.

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