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Legendary Singer Holds Benefit Concert for Iran Quake-Hit People

Legendary Singer Holds Benefit Concert for Iran Quake-Hit People

Legendary Iranian vocalist, Shahram Nazeri, and the Kamkars, Iran’s leading Kurdish family music ensemble, joined together in a concert to raise funds for the victims of the deadly earthquake which shattered their homeland Kermanshah in western Iran.
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Vienna University of Music Keen to Promote Ties with Iran

A senior official with University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna has expressed the hope that Iran and Austria would expand their cooperation in the field of music.

UNESCO to Register Iranian Polo, Kamancheh as Intangible Cultural Heritage

UNESCO is to officially register an Iranian sport and a traditional Persian musical instrument on its list of intangible cultural heritage in a month’s time.
Three American Rappers in Arba’een Pilgrimage

Three American Rappers in Arba’een Pilgrimage

Three African-American rap artists have participated in this year’s Arba’een pilgrimage, the world’s largest religious gathering annually held in Iraq.
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Playing Tanbur; Ancient Ritual in Iranian City of Dalahu

The ancient ritual of playing Tanbur, a special Iranian musical instrument, was recently held in the city of Dalahu in the western province of Kermanshah.

Int’l Piano Festival in Tehran Hosting Famous Musicians

The International Piano Improvisation Festival, attended by nine famous European and two musicians from Iran, is being held at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Centre since September 22.
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FC Barcelona’s Head Coach Amazingly Resembles Iranian Singer

The close resemblance of Barcelona's head coach to a famous Iranian pop singer has went viral in Iran.

Two New Percussion Instruments Unveiled in Tehran

In a ceremony in Tehran, two new percussion instruments called ‘Daf-e Kooki’ (a type of frame drum) and ‘Dom Dom’ (a kind of double-headed drum) were unveiled.
Iranian Family Starts 60-Day March to Protest Concert Ban

Iranian Family Starts 60-Day March to Protest Concert Ban

Members of an Iranian family from the northeastern city of Mashhad have embarked on a 60-day march to show their protest against a local ban on holding concerts in the holy city.
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Iran Holds International Frame Drum Festival

The Seventh National Festival and First international Course on Daf (a type of frame drum) was held in Sanandaj, western Iran, from August 30 to September 1, 2017.

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