Shirin Barekatein Brings Her Design Expertise to Ancient Iran Day
Shirin Barekatein brings her design expertise to Ancient Iran Day on December 1, 2018. Ancient Iran Day Another Side of the Ancient Worldis an event that celebrates how the cultures of Ancient Iran played a vital role in the shaping of world civilization. The event will introduce the food, technology, religions, art and archeology of ancient Iran to people of all ages. Shirin Barekatein, founder of Shirin Chic Design, is the designer of the visual presentations and decorations for the Ancient Iran Day. The event features hands-on exhibits, mini-lectures, and a youth activity room. Admission is FREE.
Well known among the Persian community in the Northwest, Shirin Barekatein, originally from Iran, was born and raised in Isfahan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its beautiful architecture. Shirin Barekatein has long been involved in many philanthropic projects. For many years, she has been a highly sought-after designer, often working as a volunteer to create presentations for many types of celebrations, including the Persian New Year Nowruz. Through the years her talent has led her to become the go-to expert in Sofreh-style design. Shirin Barekatein is detail-oriented and fastidious about her design process. Everything she touches is taken to the highest level of design and artistry.
Aside from her design work at the University of Washington, she had also designed high-profile presentations for the City of Seattle, the City of Kirkland, and for numerous private events and celebrations, including weddings.
Ancient Iran Day
Another Side of the Ancient World
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2-5pm
University of Washington, Husky Union Building
The cultures of Ancient Iran played a vital role in the shaping of world civilization. This event will introduce the food, technology, religions, art and archeology of Ancient Iran to people of all ages. Come and experience hands-on exhibits, mini-lectures, and a youth activity room. FREE
Special thanks to the University of Washington for making this event possible: The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization and its Persian and Iranian Studies Program; Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Near and Middle Eastern Studies; Comparative Religion Program; and History Department.