Sahand was born in Iran and raised in the Netherlands where he studied storytelling, screenplay writing and music. Since 2004 he operates the Mezrab Cultural Centre, a renowned centre for storytelling and other arts. He’s worked both in Dutch and Persian language media as a writer and programme maker on a variety of cultural, social and political issues. When he’s not in Amsterdam he’s touring the world with his band, his story shows and/or his storytelling workshops.

Nov 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
My True Story (English) @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Once a month our storytelling basement is dedicated to true stories. Come and see why exactly this is our most popular night. Funny, curious, heartwarming, or downright bizarre, this night has it all. Don’t miss ...
Nov 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Story Slam (English) @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Every second Sunday of the month we get together to witness two groups of storytellers slug it out in fierce but friendly bout of story rivalry. Come and support the storytellers, shout out your support ...
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Nude Model Drawing @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Once a week we get together for an inspiring drawing session. We provide the model (every week a different one, male, female, young, old, all the colours of the rain bow) Bring your drawing kit ...
Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Storytelling Night (English) @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Our monthly English language storytelling night when we get together and share all the stories we’ve been bottling up. All things go, ancient fables and myths, stories about your parents and grandparents. Come and listen ...
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Nude Model Drawing @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Once a week we get together for an inspiring drawing session. We provide the model (every week a different one, male, female, young, old, all the colours of the rain bow) Bring your drawing kit ...
Nov 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Themeprov (English) @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Once a month the Mezrab is the place to be for new and exciting improv theater. Come and see an all star cast of some of Amsterdam’s finest unscripted performers deliver a completely unique show. ...
Nov 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Nude Model Drawing @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Once a week we get together for an inspiring drawing session. We provide the model (every week a different one, male, female, young, old, all the colours of the rain bow) Bring your drawing kit ...
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Storytelling Night (Dutch) @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Our Dutch storytelling night where everything goes, from true stories to myths and fables. Come and listen and/or share a tale. Doors open at 19.00, event starts at 20.00. Entrance is free, but donations pay ...
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Nude Model Drawing @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Once a week we get together for an inspiring drawing session. We provide the model (every week a different one, male, female, young, old, all the colours of the rain bow) Bring your drawing kit ...
Dec 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
My True Story (English) @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Once a month our storytelling basement is dedicated to true stories. Come and see why exactly this is our most popular night. Funny, curious, heartwarming, or downright bizarre, this night has it all. Don’t miss ...
Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Story Slam (English) @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Every second Sunday of the month we get together to witness two groups of storytellers slug it out in fierce but friendly bout of story rivalry. Come and support the storytellers, shout out your support ...
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Nude Model Drawing @ Mezrab | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands
Once a week we get together for an inspiring drawing session. We provide the model (every week a different one, male, female, young, old, all the colours of the rain bow) Bring your drawing kit ...