We are inviting
all non-political, non-religious, independent Iranians organizations and
individuals, to join us to establish the richest on-line database about
Iran. We are asking all people who love Iran and believe in preservation
and promotion of its culture and its people to work with us to realize
Manou & Associates
Inc. is sponsoring this effort as part of its Iran Online Internet site.
This database will be freely available and accessible to anyone with Internet
access. It consists of the following sections:
Iran Regions and
Iran Regions and ethnic
groups- We invite you to become part of this great undertaking
and help us make available an unbiased representations of all ethnic groups
and regions that together form our beloved Iran. We are extending our hands
to you cultural groups and individuals to work with us and present your
heritage and culture in a manner worthy of our proud people. This invitation
is extended to all Iranians across the globe. Following is the initial
format for the information that will be available about each region and
Classical and contemporary
and contemporary music
Children and Youth
literature and educational programs
We are asking all of you who have enjoyed and touched by the richness
and tenderness of Iranian literature and believe in sharing the same joy
with others to work with us. Lets together make this treasure available
to all people. We are specifically inviting Iranian writers, poets and
publishers inside and outside of Iran to work with us and make portions
of their publications available to be posted as part of this on-line database.
We are also asking those individuals who would like to support this effort
to help us type selected works of our writers and poets and make them available
to us in a computer format. In all cases we will observe and respect U.S.
Language or dialogue
Pictures of sites,
and contemporary music- We are inviting all of you Iranian
musicians, composers, singers and producers of music tapes and compact
disks who have been giving joy and pleasures to Iranians inside and outside
of Iran, to work with us. Lets together make portions of your work available
as part of this undertaking to Iranians.
Children and youth
literature- We are asking all you educators, all you mothers and
fathers to help us make available educational programs for our Iranian
kids and youths of today and tomorrow. Let Iranian children all have a
chance to get to know Iran and the essence of being Iranian regardless
of where they may live. Let us bring our children back home. The format
that is currently considered for this site is as follows:
stories in Persian (text and audio)
We are inviting all of you who have mastered the art of Persian cooking
and are capable of creating the magical taste and aroma that is unique
to Persian cuisine to work with us. Together, let us develop the most comprehensive
on-line Persian recipe book. The goal is to include food recipes from all
the regions of Iran.
stories in English
We are also inviting
all you Iranians who value this effort and its objectives and would like
to be part of it to help us with information gathering, translation, editing
and typing of the materials.
Any support and
assistance that we receive toward this effort is on voluntary basis. The
contributing individuals and groups will be credited for their contribution
and volunteering effort. Iran Online is dedicating a section to introduce
individuals and organizations (non-business related) whose support to this
effort surpasses the casual contributor.
Let us join forces.
Let this be an experiment that people with differing viewpoints can work
together to realize the same goal which benefits everybody. History has
shown that, if the cause is just, individuals and groups will recognize
it and will support it. Your initial responses have been all positive and
we are hopeful that you too begin to share the same enthusiasms as we do.
We are looking forward
to hear from you. Please send us an email and tell us how you want to become
part of this endeavor.
Send your comments to Info@IranOnline.com