Bob Dylan: Shakespeare of Songwriters or a Popular Artist?

The awarding of Nobel Prize to the American songwriter Bob Dylan has been criticized by many literati, writers and poets who argue the Swedish Academy has unfairly categorized musicians and songwriters under the title of literary figures. However, the decision has its own proponents.

Giving Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan Is Like ‘Pinning Medal on Everest'

The Swedish Academy award American singer and song-writer Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature; however, the prize has become controversial.

Mr. Sama Stages Concert in Tehran

"Mr. Sama ensemble" directed by Amirhossein Hosseinnia and accompanied by a group of Sama performers from Konya and Morocco staged a concert at Tehran's...

Turkish Singer Ebru Files for Divorce from Iranian-Turkish Businessman Zarrab

Turkish singer Ebru Gündeş has filed for divorce from the Iranian-born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, who was recently arrested in the US city of...

Iranian Artist Combines Painting with Music

An Iranian artist has combined painting with music, allowing viewers to play some music while watching the artworks.

Online Concert to Be Held in Praise of Iran’s First Female Olympic Medallist

A big concert is planned to be held upon the arrival of Iran’s Olympic team in a move to praise the medal won by Kimia Alizadeh, the first woman and the youngest Iranian medallist in the history of Olympic Games.

Iranian World Heritage Site to Host World-Class Concerts

Iranian ensembles the Kamkars and Shams, the pianist Shahrdad Rohani, and Spanish Flamenco guitarist Antonio Rey are scheduled to give concerts at Bisotun, a...

Iranians to Enjoy Summer Time with New Concerts

Concert halls in Tehran and several other Iranian cities will be brightened up over the coming days by live performances from various musicians, including Alireza Qorbani, Salar Aqili, Mohsen Yeganeh and Lily Afshar.

Initiative to Help Street Children

In a philanthropic gesture, local musician Pouriya Heydari has initiated a project to help alleviate the plight of child street workers.

‘Bagshy’ Turkmen Musicians

Baghshy are traditional musicians in the north-east of Iran who have helped classical Turkmen music to survive to this day. Their mystical music, stemming...

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