The National TEA event was held by UNT international and welcoming center at Willis library which coincidentally was close to Iranian New Year or Nowruz. Therefore, the IRSA community gathered around and celebrated this momentous time with Haft Sin or traditional 7-S table set.

Haft-sin also spelled as Haft-seen (Persian: هفت‌سین‎, the seven seen’s) is a tabletop (sofreh) or (Haft Mewa,هفت میوه, the seven fruits) arrangement of seven symbolic items traditionally displayed at Nowruz, the Iranian new year. The haft-seen table includes seven items all starting with the letter Seen (letter) (fa) (س) in the Persian alphabet, all of which represent important concepts in Persian culture.

Here are some pictures of the Event.


International Mother Language day 2018

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is a worldwide annual observance held on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism. First announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999, it was formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in a resolution establishing 2008 as the International Year of Languages. Continue reading “International Mother Language day 2018”