After the Arab conquest of Iran in 651 CE. Persian lost all their cultural heritage along with their language, believes, and lifestyle. This cultural shock put an stop to all the cultural events and traditions. Some scholars even compare it with a state of Coma. this “Coma” lasted for two centuries. Shahnameh, written by Ferdowsi, a philosopher and a poet, tells the story of Iranian people from their origin. how they start, how they became a nation, and how survived. In this great epic, he could rescue believes, culture, traditions, and most of all Persian language, Farsi.
All Iranian and Farsi speaking from Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Kurds, Turks, and even Armenia know Shahnameh, The Book of Kings.
Inlet Theater Port Moody, on Sunday April 26th at 6:00 – 9:00 PM