Kurds hold up Syria's pre-Baath and Kurdish flags, chanting slogans against the Syrian regime as they celebrate Noruz spring festival in the lebanese capital Beirut on March 21, 2012. Noruz festival marks the Persian New Year which is an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated by Iranians and Kurds coinciding with the vernal (spring) equinox and is calculated by the solar calender. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)
Bijan Djamalzadeh, Iranian painter, known for his art works signed as “Sara Moon”, was born in Teheran and left his home county to study medicine in Germany at the request of his father. He returned to his home country with his new-found skills but his love of art was not to be denied, and in 1974 he returned to Germany to paint, signing his work "Sara Moon".