Nowruz Persian New Year Celebration with Nariman Percussion Ensemble

March 16, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate Nowruz, The Persian New Year

Join us at I-House Davis for a Nowruz celebration! Come celebrate and experience an ancient Persian tradition marking the Spring Equinox featuring performances by Nariman Percussion Ensemble and guests. We’ll have some Persian sweets and stunning artwork crafted by local artists. Doors open at 6 PM, with performances starting at 6:30 PM. Get ready for an evening filled with cultural richness!

Ticket Prices:

  • $30 General Public
  • $20 for Learning Pass Holders and Students
  • $10 for children 2-12, babies free.
Get your tickets: HERE


About Nariman Assadi:

Nariman Assadi is an Iranian musician. Raised in Tehran, he always felt drawn to percussion instruments. At the age of thirteen, he began studying Tombak under Master Amir Mogharab Samadi. From 2008 to 2013, Nariman performed at Vahdat Hall as a soloist and with the Persian Percussion Ensemble at Pars Academy, the premier music academy for children. After mastering Tombak, he then began learning Daf under the great Master Bijan Kamkar. With a strong understanding of the Daf and Tombak, Nariman started learning Barbat (Oud) under Master Mohammad Firouzi.

In 2015, Nariman immigrated to the United States. He immediately began his professional music career by performing and attending festivals. Along with being a member of various ensembles, Nariman is a certified-Orff teacher and teaches Daf, Tombak, and Music for children. In 2022, he toured all over the United States with Afra Ensemble, led by Master Hossein Behrouzina. Additionally, Nariman released his first album Larzanah, Improvisation of Iranian Folk Music, with Master Faraj Alipour on vocals and Kamancheh.

Currently, he teaches Iranian Music at Farsi Schools in Sacramento and the Bay Area. He also teaches music at more than seven elementary schools in Sacramento.

Learn more at Nariman’s website:

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