Norooz 2015: Celebrating in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is not only home to one of the greatest football teams, Pittsburgh Steelers, it is home to some of the greatest culture you will ever experience. With a population of almost 400,000; Pittsburgh is not only an exciting city, it is a city that I hold very near and dear to my heart. It is also my second home. So, what is happening in the steel city for Norooz this year?

On Tuesday, March 17th (Happy St. Patrick's Day) join Persian Student Organization and the Persian Panthers for the Chahrshanbe Suri, the last Wednesday before the Persian New Year. You must be 18 years or older to attend. Hookah Bar is provided, but you must bring your own booze if you are 21+. For more information, email:

On Friday, March 27th you can experience an epic time at the Connolly Ballroom at University of Pittsburgh. Sponsored by the Persian Student Organization and the Persian Panthers, this is a Norooz event you don't want to miss. Starting at 7 pm, you can join laughing factory comedian, Tehran along with Radio Javan resident DJ Taba for a night of fun. The Halal dinner is provided by the Shamshiry Restaurant. Vegetarian options are available, as well. Tickets are $15-$25. For more information, email:

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