The London WAALM event and Tribute to Cyrus the Great

 

The WAAlm 3rd Persian Golden Lioness Awards in London England on October 31st 2008  paid a special tribute to the Legacy of Cyrus the Great.

 

Cyrus the Great (575-530 BC)

All of the awardees of the Golden Lioness Awards made a reference to the legacy Cyrus in their respective speeches. The video clip below shows the Awardees’ speeches In the following order of appearance: Dr. Musi Dorbayani (one of the executive founders of WAALM alongside Dr. Marjan Abdi), Kaveh Farrokh (winner of Best History Book of 2008 Award), Patrick Hunt of Stanford University, Vesta Sarkhosh-Curtis accompanied by John Curtis of the British Museum, Eric Jerpe of the Washington Indepedent Writers, Dr. Ahmad-Reza Baharloo (a veteran of Voice of America network),  Cyrus Forough of Carneige Melon University), and Reza Najfar (Tiroler Landeskonservatorium Innsbruck). Please see:

A TRIBUTE TO THE PAST & AN EYE ON THE FUTURE