The new year starts 21st of March in Iran whic is the first day of Spring, based on our calendar. Iran Aikido will have its last practice of year's ceremony in Tehran on Friday 27, Feb, 2015. Reza Samadi Sensei, an old frined of Iran Aikido, who is Arai sensei's dechi will be there as a guest instructor too. He is known as Ceylan, meaning blue tunder, the kanji which Arai Shihan has honnored him with.

Ali Sensei, Farshad and Ceylan in Arai Shihan's Dojo