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ISARU

The Iranian Students’ Association of Ryerson University (ISARU) is a non-political, non-religious, non- profit organization, and a member of the Ryerson Student Groups committee, carrying the goal of making for a more active student lifestyle while creating a more enjoyable university experience. With the help of our members, and the support of the Iranian community in Toronto, we have made it our mission to promote a better understanding of the social, traditional, and cultural aspects of the Iranian heritage. As the sole representative of the Iranian culture at Ryerson University, we are proud and hope to perform at our best; possible only with your help and support for your community. Interested in volunteering or sponsorship? or view Executive members.

 

Iran

  • Seven Faces of a Civilization
  • Norooz
  • Shahnameh
  • Arg-e-Bam

History of Iran

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    Drawing on historical and archeological evidence, this fascinating documentary by Dr. Farzin Rezaeian reconstructs 7,000 years of Iranian history. The film's advanced animation techniques bring ancient wonders to life..... .

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Norooz

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Norooz (new day) is the largest and most widely celebrated National Iranian holiday in Iran. Norooz starts on the first month of a solar year (tropical year), when the day and night are equal in length, and the sun enters the Ram (Aries) constellation(day of vernal equinox). In order...

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Shahnameh

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 Shahnameh, (the epic of Kings), was composed in the 10th century by Ferdowsi, a persian poet who is the crown jewel of the Persian literature and is cherished by all Iranians and Persian speaking .....

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Arg-e-Bam

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The Arg-e-Bam is the largest adobe building in the world, located in Bam, a city in the Kerman province in southeastern Iran. It is listed by UNESCO as part of the World Heritage Site “Bam and its Cultural Landscape”. This enormous citadel, situated on the famous Silk Road...  ...

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