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2018 FEZANA AGM Annoucements

The 31st FEZANA Annual General Meeting shall be hosted by the California Zoroastrian Center from April 27th to April 30th 2018.

Full details of accomodation, logistics and agenda can be found on FEZANA’s website. Please follow this link for the most current updates: 2018 FEZANA AGM

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FEZANA Joins WZCC and WZOTF To Facilitate Projects

Request for Financial Support  For A JOINT WZOTF / WZCC / FEZANA PROJECT One of the objectives of WZCC (World Zoroastrian Chamber of Commerce) is to contribute to the social projects to help the less fortunate Zoroastrian population in India. It is one of the objectives of FEZANA to engage in and support any other activities that nurture… Continue Reading

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16th Zoroastrian Games 2018 Announced

FEZANA and its Zoroastrian Sports Committee are happy to announce the 16th Zoroastrian Games to be held from July 3 to 8, 2018 in Southern California. Full details and registration updates to be announced shortly. Please bookmark and check the Zoroastrian Games website for continuous updates. See you all in Southern California ! Continue Reading

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Donate to the Iranshah Udvada Utsav

In order to showcase the contribution of the Zarathushti community to the country and the world, the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, has consistently projected Udvada to be a center for Peace and Harmony. It was his suggestion of hosting a weekend event every two years, wherein Zarathushties from all over the… Continue Reading

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Upcoming FEZANA Journal Issue on Emerging Leaders

FEZANA Journal is happy to announce that Edul Daver, Global President of the World Zoroastrian Chamber of Commerce shall be the guest editor of the Spring 2018 issue of the FEZANA Journal. Below is a request from Edul and Dolly Dastoor (Chief Editor, FEZANA Journal) Zarathushtis in North America are doing very well with many… Continue Reading

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Happy Shehenshahi New Year 2017 Saal 1387 Y.Z.

On behalf of FEZANA, its Executive, and Zarathushtis in North America, we wish you and your families, loved ones and friends a very happy, healthy, peaceful and prosperous Shehenshai Parsi New Year 1387 Y.Z. May the coming year be a continuation of our collective efforts in nurturing and growing our communities and our faith and… Continue Reading

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Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation

On behalf of our entire FEZANA community and Zarathushtis throughout North America, we take a moment to salute and honor and recognize our five member associations and two corresponding groups thriving today in Canada. We join the world in recognizing, honoring and wishing all Canadians a very Happy 150th Birthday! Homi Gandhi President   Continue Reading

Prof. Kaikhosrov Irani passes away

Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York (ZAGNY) announces with great sorrow that our beloved Prof. Kaikhosrov Irani (KD and Keku to his associates and close friends) passed away on June 29, 2017 at the age of 95. Condolences may be sent to his niece Zarine Weil, zbweil@comcast.com and Zarine’s son Darius Weil, darius.weil@gmail.com. At Prof.… Continue Reading

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FEZANA’s 30th Annual General Meeting: A Report

FEZANA just concluded its 30th annual general meeting (AGM), hosted by the Zoroastrian Association of Houston (ZAH). Homi D. Gandhi, President of FEZANA, inaugurated the AGM on April 28th, 2017 and welcomed all member associations, past presidents, committee chairs, and Zarathushtis attending in the audience. The meeting was attended by all five of the current… Continue Reading

Zerbanoo Gifford: An Uncensored Life, USA Book Tour

RENOWNED WRITER, HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNER ZERBANOO GIFFORD TO VISIT FEZANA MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS AS PART OF INTERNATIONAL BOOK TOUR PROMOTING HER GROUND BREAKING BIOGRAPHY, AN UNCENSORED LIFE Alongside author Farida Master, Gifford will visit Zoroastrian community centers in Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New York FEZANA the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North… Continue Reading

FEZANA Unveils New Logo in Celebration of its 30-Year Anniversary

Winning design by Vancouver-based graphic artist, Zara Contractor, selected for accentuating elements of air, earth, fire and water and strong Zoroastrian identity. Burr Ridge, Illinois, May 1, 2017– FEZANA (www.fezana.org), the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America, today unveiled a new logo to commemorate its 30-year anniversary. The winning logo, designed by graphic artist,… Continue Reading

FEZANA Scholarships Application Cycle 2017 Opens

FEZANA is happy to announce that the application cycle for the FEZANA scholarships for 2017 is open. FEZANA Offers the following Scholarships ACADEMIC Scholarships Mehraban and Morvorid Kheradi Endowment Scholarship for Academic Excellence: The FEZANA  Scholar FEZANA 25th Anniversary Endowment  Scholarship For Academic Excellence Morvarid Guiv Endowment Scholarships Purvez and Aban  Rustomji Endowment Scholarship Banoobai… Continue Reading

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The Power of Finding Your Voice : Parisa Khosravi

Parisa Khosravi was one of the leading international journalists at CNN where she spent many years bringing news from all over the world. She has been one of the pioneering Zarathushtis in North America in the field of TV journalism. Ms. Khosravi served as the Senior Vice President of Global Relations for CNN Worldwide and… Continue Reading

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Celebrating Navroz with our Neighbors and Friends

As FEZANA enters its 30th anniversary, and migrants grow roots in the North American continent and establish a unique new identity for themselves in our new western Zarathushti diaspora, traditions are forming. Harkening back to our countries of origin, to celebrate the New Year and the coming of Spring on March 21st (Jamshedi Navroz) we… Continue Reading

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FEZANA represents a diverse and growing Zarathushti community in North America.

Guided by the blessings of AHURA MAZDA and the teachings of our Prophet Zarathushtra; the Federation was founded in 1987 It serves as the coordinating body for 26 Zoroastrian Associations and 14 Corresponding Groups in the United States and Canada.

The activities of FEZANA are conducted in a spirit of mutual respect, co-operation and unity amongst all Member associations, and with due regard for the principles of GOODNESS, TRUTH, REASON, BENEVOLENCE, IMPLICIT TRUST and CHARITY towards all Mankind.

:+: Baname Khoda Kshnothro Ahura Mazda