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Featured Event

March 2014
Magic of Persia Equinox Party


MOP is thrilled to have kicked off the new year with family and friends, who gathered to celebrate with us at the Equinox Party on 15 March! 


The vibrant music, dynamic atmosphere and the glowing Haft Seen ushered 1393 in with a bang. Many thanks to all 500 of you who attended, making it an incredibly special and joyous evening!

Footage from the event can be seen on the 
Manoto+ Nowrouz Special.  

To view and order photos from the evening 
click here.


This spectacular evening, open to all, was infused with a magical Persian twist. Guests indulged in an open bar, Persian finger food, and an amazing mix of Iranian and international house music.


Guests were greeted by the display of a beautiful Haft Seen, covered with the seven symbols of Spring. Two top DJs, and Europe's leading night club saxophonist and percussionist, rocked the night till the early hours of the morning, at the most stunning venue in the heart of Belgravia.




DJ FREESPIRIT, aka Sotiris Felonis, made his way from Athens for this special event. Resident at the most famous open air club in Europe, Cavo Paradiso Mykonos, Freespirit has shared the booth with the best global djs including Pete Tong, Cedric Gervais, Marcus Shulz and Dirty South.









DJ ALKI started his career in 2005 as a DJ and Producer specializing in Progressive Trance and House music. After Moving to the UK in 2006 he continued his career as a producer until 2007 when he started to concentrated most of his work on becoming a Club DJ specializing in Persian and House music. Since then he has played in some of the best clubs in London such as Movida, Jalouse and Amika. 





TheSaxMan (aka Ben Barnett) has been entertaining audiences since the tender age of 10. Everything is always 100% improvised and TheSaxMan creates his rhythms and riffs from following the journey of the DJ and bouncing off the atmosphere from any venue. His recognised talent has led him to obtain residencies in venues around the globe. A featured artist on the 2012 Ibiza Beach Music Album by Ushuiai Ibiza and with his very own single: TheSaxMan by Cara Lee out and being played around the world! 









AFISHAL trained as a percussionist for 19 years, spending his youth performing with numerous Symphony Orchestras, Big Bands and Percussion Ensembles. While studying Music Production at University his passion for music lead him to pursue a music career in the nightclub Industry. Under the alias 'FiSH on Percussion' he spent 7 years working his way up to eventually being known as one of the most successful Nightclub Percussionist from the UK. 





Past Events
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November 2017
Farideh Lashai: On Violence and Beauty | British Museum

July 2017
Magic in Monaco | Fundraising Exhibition & Auction

December 2016
Exhibition as Editing Exercise | Publication Launch | Delfina Foundation

November 2016
Exhibition as Editing Exercise | A project by Nader Koochaki | Winner of MOP CAP 2015

September 2016
Contemporary Iranian Art Exhibition Opening | LA

September 2016
Fereydoun Ave|Panel Discussion & Film Premiere | LA

September 2016
Contemporary Iranian Art | VIP Dinner & Auction

July 2016
European Women in Persian Houses | British Museum

April 2016
Talking Asphalt | MOPCAP 2015 in Tehran

March 2016
'Remembering Tomorrow' | Dubai | Private Dinner & Auction

February 2016
'Remembering Tomorrow' | Tehran | Exhibition Preview & Cocktail Reception.

October 2015
MOP CAP 2015 Finalist VIP Auction Dinner | London

September 2015
MOP CAP 2015 Finalist Exhibition Opening | London

August 2015
MOP/Parasol Unit Research Resident 2015 Talk

May 2015
A Utopian Stage: Festival of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis

May 2015
Nicky Nodjoumi: From Tehran to New York

March 2015
MOP CAP 2015 Shortlist Exhibition | Dubai

March 2015
Nowrouz Auction Gala Benefit 2015 | Dubai

November 2014
MOP Foundation Fundraising Exhibition

November 2014
Sotheby's New York Contemporary Day Sale

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