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.

Feb 2 @ 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 ...
Feb 9 @ 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 ...