Iranian Culture

Behind the scenes: Iranian Wedding Series (Intro)

I mentioned on our Facebook page that I am going to start a series about Iranian Weddings…oh boy! Growing up, I went to quite a few  Iranian weddings. The first one I went to, I was about 8 years old,…

“Baba”: doesn’t only mean Father…

“Baba” One word and only 4 letters,  but with so much meaning. Whenever I say this word, feelings of warmth, gratitude and love fill me. Most know this word to mean “Father” and this is it’s literal meaning. However, sometimes we…

Presenting Parisa Zeinali: A story of an Iranian-Preneur (8)

Parisa Zeinali…when I saw her work I thought Creative, Unique, Expressive, and Modern. Her work in animation stood out to me and was very different from what I had seen from other artists.  So I wanted to hear her story…

Yes, (for the 100th time) my name is spelled…

Have you (or someone you know) ever changed the spelling of your original name, or moved your first name to be your middle name, or just gotten rid of your original name all together because it was too difficult for…

Presenting “AppTalia”: A Story Of An Iranian-Preneur (7)

Given Norouz is one of our biggest holidays, I kept seeing posts this past week on Facebook around new year, celebrations, pictures of friends from parties, etc. One particular post, however, stood out to me. It was “AppTalia“.  I saw…