Playing for the Largest Iranian Cultural Festival in the World


Joining a prominent line-up of musicians, dancers, choirs, poets, visual artists and film makers from around the world Arash was invited to play at Tirgan, the largest celebration showcasing the richness and diversity of traditional and contemporary Iranian arts and culture in the world.

It’s held in Toronto every two years, lasts four days, and this year attracted 150,000 visitors to the spectacular Harbourfront lakeside venue. It’s traditionally held in July, the month of “Tir” in the Persian calendar but this year deferred the schedule to the Pan Am Games

It was a fitting metaphor for Arash as one of the many legends about the origins of Tirgan is the story of “Arash of the Swift Arrow”, the best Iranian archer of ancient