Assyrian Sculptor Fred Parhad to be Honored at Mesopotamian Night

Assyrian Sculptor Fred Parhad to be Honored at Mesopotamian Night

It is our pleasure to announce that Mr. Fred Parhad, the renowned Assyrian sculptor, will be honored at the 7th annual Mesopotamian Night.  The event will be held in San Jose on June 21, 2014, at the California Theatre.  At the event, Mr. Parhad will receive...

Rabi Nebu Issabey to Receive Mesopotamian Achievement Award

(Rabi Nebu Issabey at younger age)By Arbella IssabeyRabi Nebu Issabey will be honored with the Mesopotamian Achievement Award at our 6th Annual event as “Raab-Musiqooreh (Master of Musicians) for his selfless and unconditional dedication to the advancement of Assyrian...

Rabi Homer Ashurian to Receive the Mesopotamian Achievement Award

Edited by Helen TaliaHomer Ashurian was born and raised in Urmia, Iran. He graduated with a Master Degree in Archeology, majoring in Assyriology from the University of Tehran. In 1958, he served as the Curator for Iranian Cultural Museum. From 1963, for several years...

Mesopotamian Literature Award (Raab-Sayoome)

Last year the Mesopotamian Night project inaugurated the Mesopotamian Award series, given to exceptional individuals who have made lifetime contributions to the advancement of Assyrian art, literature, philanthropy, poetry, etc. The first recipient of our Mesopotamian...

Mesopotamian Achievement Awards in Arts and Literature

In recognition of the culturally gifted persons in our community who have worked ceaselessly to advance arts and literature, the AAS-Central Valley Chapter announces the Mesopotamian Achievement Awards in Arts and Literature. With these awards, we will honor men and...

A tribute to a living legend: Rabi Issa Benyamin

We are hoping Mesopotamian Night 2009 will be an occasion to honor Rabi Issa Benyamin, a living Assyrian legend among us. In the past two Mesopotamian Night concerts, while he has not been able to attend, he has been a gracious contributor by sending us beautiful...