Building the Encyclopedia of Iranian Dances
Hundreds of dances reflecting the diverse cultures of Iran, have been passed along by oral tradition in remote and often inaccessible parts of Iran. As oral traditions die out, IPA has embarked on a journey to identify, document, and protect the dances of Iran, and share these rich cultural gems before they disappears forever.
You can join the IPA team by donating to or sponsoring our projects, volunteering, and by attending our events, classes, and workshops.
Unveiling the Gems of Iran
Over the course of each year we host a wide range of events, performances, workshops, and socratic dialogues. at each event, we strive to uncover or share a piece of the hidden cultural gems of Iran through dance and music. Here you can see upcoming events, conferences, videos of past events, and learn more about our current projects.