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UCLA Council

The UCLA Council at Farhang Foundation supports and sponsors various programs that fall under Farhang’s mission of promoting Iranian art and culture for the benefit of the community at large.

These programs include the very popular UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema. various Iranian student events and activities, and the bilingual lecture series (2014-2018).

On May 7, 2018 Farhang Foundation announced a $1 million gift commitment to the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music to launch the Iranian Music Minor Degree program at UCLA, the first such degree program in the world outside of Iran.

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UCLA Council Members:

Shari Rezai – Chair

Mahdi Alibakhshian – Member

Mark Amin – Trustee, Member

Michael Amin – Trustee, Member

Massoud Farmanfarmaian – Member

Mehraban Khajehnouri – Trustee

Farhad Mohit – Trustee, Member

Ali C. Razi – Trustee, Member

Mina Sharifi, DDS – Member



Questions: info@farhang.org