Music

“American Dream” Is Merely a Dream: Iranian Artist

A well-known Iranian pop singer has protested against Trump’s racist decisions, particularly his executive order that bans the citizens of several Muslim countries, including Iran, from entering the US.

I Won’t Exchange My Instrument for Entire France: Iranian Musician

Pahlevan Zangshahi, a veteran Iranian musician, says he has refused a tempting offer by France to give up his ancient musical instrument Qeychak.
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Int’l Fajr Music Festival Kicks Off in Tehran

The 32nd Fajr International Music Festival kicked off in Tehran on Friday with virtuosos from European and Asian countries performing in the event.
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Senior Iranian MP Meets Prominent Christian Musician ahead of New Year’s Eve

A senior Iranian lawmaker paid a visit to the house of Loris Tjeknavorian, a prominent Iranian Armenian composer and conductor, ahead of the New Christian Year.
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Music Therapy for the Disabled, for the First Time in Iran

By using music therapy, Iran’s State Welfare Organisation is developing the use of art therapy for the disabled throughout the country.
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Iranian Instrument Attracts Japanese Music-Lover to Iran

Japanese music student, whose love for Iranian Santur made him come to Iran, wants to introduce the ‘beautiful culture of Iran’ via Santur.
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Iranian Female Story Tellers at Frankfurt Book Fair

During the recent Frankfurt Book Fair, the Iranian story-telling tradition known as ‘Naghali’ was presented to the visitors by Iranian female Naghals.
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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.
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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.
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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...

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