Renowned Iranian master of “tar”, instrument Hooshang Zarif has passed away at the age of 81 in Tehran.
Two musical pieces composed by famous conductor Loris Tjeknavorian and Behzad Abdi were recently performed to commemorate the victims of the January downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane..
The Iranian President's Chief of Staff has described the arts, music in particular, as an ideal procedure for presenting the true Iranian culture to the world and promoting cultural interaction with the other nations.
The 35th edition of Fajr Music Festival has opened in Iran. The festival is being held not only in capital Tehran, but also in 10 other provinces and even in the Arvand Free Zone in southwest of the country.
The Persian musical instrument “Dutar” has been registered on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s List of Intangible World Heritage.
Iranian virtuoso musician Shahram Nazeri has canceled a concert in Turkey’s Konya in deference to the Kurdish people of Syria affected by a Turkish military operation.
A free adaptation of Julian Fellowes’ famous script “Mary Poppins” is currently onstage in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
The Iranian capital, Tehran, is hosting the German electronic band Schiller these days.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added two more Iranian cities to the network of the world’s creative cities.
Internationally-acclaimed Iranian virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor has won the WOMEX 19 Artist Award for “bringing the Persian classical music tradition to the ears of people all over the world.”