به وب سایت خانه ایران خوش آمدید

Welcome to House of Iran Website!

Did you know that House of Iran is the most active place, outside the borders of Iran, showcasing Persian culture? Every year, hundreds of thousands of visitors, from all over the world, come here and learn about the art, history and culture of Iran. House of Iran is a non-profit, non-political and non-sectarian organization that is completely run by volunteers. This unique place is located in the heart of world famous Balboa Park - the jewel of San Diego. House of Iran regularly host events that bring the park some of its largest attendances. These include our weekly Sunday open houses, the Festival of Nowruz, Ethnic Food Fairs, San Diego County/Del Mar Fair, Persian Harvest Festival and our December Nights celebration. We invite you to visit us at House of Iran. While on our website we hope you get a feeling for what it’s like to visit House of Iran. The rich cultural flavor of our events is evident in our photos and videos. You can read our by-laws, meet our Board of Directors, read our quarterly newsletter, EDGE, learn about Balboa Park and check our calendar of upcoming events. You can even fill out a membership application or make a donation!

خانه ایران نماد غرور و شادی جامعه ایرانی است

There Is No Place Like It!


Nowruz Celebration!

In order to maintain our Nowruz tradition, despite all the challenges, House of Iran is celebrating Nowruz. We want to invite you to join us since this year’s VIRTUAL program is in conjunction with AIAP of San Diego. Please joint us at the links shown below.

This event is Free to public and will be broadcasted on YOUTUBE, FACEBOOK, and INSTAGRAM.

House of Iran Board of Directors wishes you and your family, and the entire world, a prosperous, healthy and Happy New Year. Nowruz Pirooz and may this Nowruz bring peace and serenity to all nations around the world.

یک نفس مانده به ذوق گل سرخ

دو قدم مانده به خندیدن برگ

....چشم در چشم بهاری دیگر

تحفه ای یافت نکردم که کنم هدیه تان

یک سبد عاطفه دارم

!همه ارزانی تان

House of Iran 2021 Nowruz Persian New Year Celebration

This event will be on Saturday March 20th, at 7 pm.

Please send us your questions via email to admin@aiap.org or call us at (858)215‑2427.

برآمد باد صبح و بوی نوروز- به کام دوستان و بخت پیروز

مبارک بادت این سال و همه سال – همایون بادت این روز و همه روز


Nowruz

The Joy of Coming Together

The joy of coming together with family and friends, the jovial atmosphere of our public celebrations, and the glee of welcoming a new year are what make Nowruz special to Iranians and members of the wider Persian-speaking world. So what is Nowruz?

Nowruz is an ancient holiday that is over 3000 years old and is celebrated by millions of people worldwide from countries as diverse as Albania, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, and of course, Iran. Nowruz means “new day” in English, but is commonly known as Persian New Year in the West. Nowruz marks the beginning of Spring. Click here to read more.


Authors: Janan Moein & Arian Nazari

Date: October 28, 2020

Cyrus The Great also called Cyrus II was born between 590 and 580 BCE in Fars, Iran, and was the leader of the Achamedian Empire, which is arguably the most expansive era of the greater Persian Empire. He was born into a family with an extensive line of leaders, his mother Mandane being the daughter of Astyages, the leader of the Median Empire, and his father being Cambyses who was a local prince. It is widely believed that Astyages had a dream one night that the baby Cyrus would grow up to overthrow him, and thus he ordered the infant to be slain. His chief advisor however chose to give the baby to a local shepherd... Click here to read more.

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