ICSW Events & Announcements


Mehregan Festival 2017

posted Sep 15, 2017, 6:34 AM by ICSW WebAdmin

ICSW Mehregan 2017
Designed by Naimeh KH


The Executive Committee (EC) of the Iranian Cultural Society of Wellington (ICSW) is pleased to invite you to 
Mehregan Festival.

When:      Sunday, 8 October, 5 pm

Where:     TUSSOCK Restaurant, 100 Tasman Street, Entrance E, Massey University
                Location on Google Maps
Parking:   There are many parking spaces inside the venue in front of the restaurant.

Deadline: Wednesday, 4 October


Entry Fees:

  •    $ 29 Non-members
  •    $ 27 ICSW Members
  •    $ 25 Student non-members
  •    $ 23 ICSW student members
  •    $ 13 Children under 10
  •    Free entry for children under 3

Please pay directly during checkout using POLi Payment method to speed up our accounting process.

We look forward to celebrating the Mehregan festival with you all.

Yalda Night 2017

posted Jun 9, 2017, 9:10 PM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated Jun 13, 2017, 6:53 AM ]

Design: Naimeh Kh.

Dear ICSW Members and Friends

The Executive Committee of the Iranian Cultural Society of Wellington (ICSW), in collaboration with Iranian Club of VUW are pleased to invite you to the traditional Yalda (the longest night of the year) Celebration.


The last day for paying entry fees: Sunday 18 June (unless sold out priorly) 


Iranian Club (IC) will top up the ticket fee for a maximum of 20 VUW students. This top up will be applied to those who pay the fee for their subsidised ticket to IC bank account. More details on Iranian Club Facebook Group.

Entry Fees:
  • Adult non-member      $30
  • Adult member              $28
  • Student non-member  $26  (Limited $14 tickets available)
  • Student member           $24
  • Children under 10        $15
  • Children under 3          Free

Looking forward to see you all at Yalda Night.

Executive Committee 2017/18

posted Jun 3, 2017, 3:17 PM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated Jun 9, 2017, 5:46 AM ]


We are pleased to announce the new Executive Committee of ICSW 2017/18 is formed by effort of dedicated members of society. As part of the meeting held on 28 May, office holders of EC 2017/18 were selected as follows:

 

1

Vahid Arabnejad

 

2

Hoda Ghazali

Vice President

3

Mohammad Hamidpour

President

4

Hamed Sadeghi

Treasurer

5

Nima Farhang

Secretary

6

Houri Barzi

 


Iranian Society is grateful for participation of these members and encourages everyone to actively step forward and take part in ICSW's cultural and social activities. 

Here is a list of ways you can show your support with:

Annual General Meeting 2017

posted May 4, 2017, 3:32 AM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated May 4, 2017, 3:33 AM ]

Dear ICSW members and friends

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Iranian Cultural Society of Wellington (ICSW) for 2017.


WHEN:    Sunday 21 May 2017, 2 pm

WHERE:  Cotton Building, CO350 Victoria University

 

Tentative Agenda:

1.    Approval of the minutes of the AGM 2016

2.    President’s Report

3.    Treasurer’s Report

4.    Open discussions

5.    Election of the new Executive Committee (between 5 and 7 members)


Please suggest any other issues you would like to be included in the agenda via return email by at least one week before the AGM date. A reminder including the Final Agenda, president’s and treasurer’s reports will be sent out before the AGM.

 

If you decide to nominate yourself for the Executive Committee or you would like to get involved in volunteering, but you are not sure exactly what you would like to do, please click below to find the sort of activities you are interested in undertaking.

Submit Your Interest

 

We hope and look forward to seeing all of our current members as well as many new ones at the AGM!

Chaharshanbe Suri & Online Shopping

posted Mar 3, 2017, 10:57 PM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated Mar 3, 2017, 10:57 PM ]



Dear ICSW members and friends

Please join us to ​revive the ancient Persian tradition of jumping over a (small) bonfire. Let’s gather to cleanse ourselves of all the misfortunes and impurities of the past year and get ready to welcome the new year.

When: Tuesday 14 March 2017 starting around 8 pm.
Where: Houghton Bay Beach (Corner of Houghton Bay Road and The Esplanade)
View location on Google Maps | Street View

Feel free to bring your rugs, supper and thermos for coffee and tea. It is a great opportunity to socialise and participate in keeping our Iranian culture alive. Please keep an eye out for any notification in case of rain or high wind.

View Chaharshanbeh Suri Wikipedia Articles: Farsi | English
To get the latest updates in case of unstable weather join ICSW Telegram Channel.


http://icsw.rivertech.co.nz/15--all-items

We have considered your requests for ICSW Online Shopping and limited items are restocked now. Please place your orders before they get sold out.

If you are buying Nowruz tickets on this website soon, please place food orders separately, to facilitate our accounting process.

Nowruz 1396

posted Feb 26, 2017, 4:11 AM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated Feb 28, 2017, 2:31 AM ]




Dear ICSW members and friends

The Executive Committee of the ICSW is delighted to invite you to its annual celebration of the Iranian New Year (Nowruz 1396).

The programme will include:
  • Full course buffet dinner and refreshments
  • Live Iranian music
  • Entertainment
  • DJ music & dance

Saturday, 25 March, 6:30 PM


Please note that we will not be able to accept any payments after Monday 20 March, or when tickets are sold out, whichever comes first.

If you would like to sit beside your friends or family members during the Nowruz celebration, please email us your request before the event. We will make every effort to seat all members of the same party together.

We trust you will have a thoroughly enjoyable evening, and very much look forward to seeing you there.

Mehregan Festival 2016

posted Sep 3, 2016, 1:01 AM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated Sep 18, 2016, 2:32 AM ]

Mehregan 2016
Designed by Naimeh KH



The Executive Committee (EC) of the Iranian Cultural Society of Wellington (ICSW) is pleased to invite you to Mehregan Festival.

The program will include:

  • Full course buffet dinner and refreshments

  • Entertainment

  • Music & dance


When:      Saturday 1st October, 6 pm

Where:     TUSSOCK Restaurant, 100 Tasman Street, Entrance E, Massey University
                 Location on Google Maps
Parking:   There are many parking spaces inside the venue in front of the restaurant.

Entry Fees:

   $25 Non-members
   $22 ICSW Members
   $19 Full time Students (non-members)
   $17 Full time Students (ICSW members)
   $12 Children under 10 years old
   Free entry for children under 5


The last day for paying entry fees:
Wednesday 21 September (unless sold out priorly)

For your convenience, we are now offering ICSW event tickets and annual membership through Online Shopping platform. In this way, once you create an account you no longer need to provide your details via RSVP forms repeatedly. Moreover, you can pay directly during checkout using POLi Payment method. You may pay your annual membership and Mehregan entry fees (as Member) at the same time.

Please print your ticket and bring it along to the venue. You can find your invoice attached to the Payment Confirmation email. Alternatively, you can click here to open your purchase history and download your invoice. (i.e. Your ticket as PDF)

We look forward to celebrating the Mehregan festival with you all.

NZIFF 2016

posted Jul 12, 2016, 7:28 AM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated May 26, 2017, 10:36 PM ]

About NZIFF 
The New Zealand International Film Festival is a national event extending the cinematic options of audiences and filmmakers throughout New Zealand. A programme of between 150-170 features is presented in Auckland and Wellington. NZIFF opens in Auckland one weekend and gets underway in Wellington the next, overlapping for ten of their respective 17-day seasons. A smaller programme then travels to twelve further centres. The consolidation of several separately evolved Festivals into a single event known as The New Zealand International Film Festival occurred for the first time in 2009.

NZIFF is operated by the New Zealand Film Festival Trust, a non-profit, registered charitable trust.


            
 
              


Movies
Below is a list of Iranian and international movies ICSW members might like to watch in Wellington. To view screening timetables click on links to open corresponding movie profile in a new tab:
 To view an NZIFF tailored wishlist including above movies click here.

Yalda Night 2016

posted Jun 11, 2016, 4:51 PM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated Jun 29, 2016, 6:35 AM ]




Dear ICSW Members and Friends

The Executive Committee of the Iranian Cultural Society of Wellington (ICSW) is pleased to invite you to the traditional Yalda (the longest night of the year) Celebration.

The program will include:
  • Iranian dinner, desserts and refreshments
  • Yalda fruit and ajeel (nuts)
  • Poetry reading and live music performance
  • DJ music and dance

When: Saturday 2 July, 6 pm

Where: 61 Hopper Street (off Webb Street)
Lifepoint Church Building

Location on Google Maps

The last day for paying entry fees: Wednesday 29 June (unless sold out priorly)

This event is SOLD OUT.


For your convenience, we are now offering ICSW event tickets and annual membership through Online Shopping platform. In this way, once you create an account you no longer need to provide your details via RSVP forms repeatedly. Moreover, you can pay directly during checkout using POLi Payment method. You may pay your annual membership and Yalda entry fees (as Member) at the same time.

We look forward to seeing you all at Yalda Night.

Annual General Meeting 2016

posted May 7, 2016, 10:34 PM by ICSW WebAdmin   [ updated May 7, 2016, 10:34 PM ]

Annual General Meeting


Dear members and friends of the Iranian Cultural Society of Wellington

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Iranian Cultural Society of Wellington (ICSW) for 2016.

WHEN:    Sunday 22 May 2016, 2 pm
WHERE:  Cotton Building, CO350 Victoria University

Tentative Agenda:
 
1.    Approval of the minutes of the AGM 2015
2.    President’s Report
3.    Treasurer’s Report
4.    Open discussions
5.    Election of the new Executive Committee (between 5 and 7 members)
6.    Refreshments

Please suggest any other issues you would like to be included in the agenda via return email by at least one week before the AGM date. A reminder including the Final Agenda, president’s and treasurer’s reports will be sent out before the AGM.
 
According to the ICSW Constitution, only fully paid up members of the society may nominate, be nominated, or get elected to the Executive Committee. 
Membership of all existing members have expired as of 31 March 2016. If you haven’t done so already, please pay your membership fees as soon as possible, but certainly before the AGM, to reap the full benefits of your membership.

You may pay your annual membership fees (Individuals $15, Students $10, and Families $35) to the ICSW ANZ Bank Account 06 0583 0236698 00.

Nominate yourself for ​the ​Executive Committee 2016/17: Click here to submit your name
 
We hope and look forward to seeing all of our current members as well as many new ones at the AGM!

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