AIC Nowrouz festivities
The American Iranian Council (AIC) invites you to join the Persian New
Year Gala, 1380 (2001), celebrating the achievements of the Iranian-American
The AIC Nowrouz festivities begin with a conference on US-Iran relations
under the new Bush Administration. Last year, Secretary Madeleine Albright
delivered a groundbreaking speech at the event, and a high-ranking US official
(TBA) will address the conference this year as well. Hadi Nejad-Hosseinian,
Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations, will also deliver a special address.
The conference will be followed by a reception and Persian Gala dinner
in which AIC's 2001 Iranian-American Honoree (TBA) will be recognized for
his/her overall contribution to our peoples. Last year's AIC Honoree was
Christiane Amanpour, Chief CNN International Correspondent.
The audience of about 350 people will include Americans and Iranian-Americans
who have made important contributions to American society over the past
two decades in many different areas. The audience will also include members
of Congress, former statesmen, prominent academics, policy makers, diplomats,
business executives, and prominent journalists.
Please join us in celebrating the arrival of spring, the Persian New
Year, and the achievements of our two civilizations!
Conference on US-Iran relations: 3:30pm-6:30pm
Persian Dinner and Music: 7:30pm-1:00am
Date: Thursday, March 22nd, 2001
Venue: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008
Fee: $250 Corporate; $100 Non-members; $75 Members.
For details regarding the itinerary please consult the AIC website at
Please register by March 19, 2001 via phone: (609) 252 9099; Fax (609)
252 9698; Email: email@example.com
or online at www.american-iranian.org.