This year’s Fajr International Theater Festival in Iran is hosting various groups from around the world, and French theater companies will be staging a number of innovative plays, including “Shirtology” by Jérôme Bel, and a play by Jassem Hindi.
The news was regretful. At last, after a year and a half from the death of Habib Mohebian, popular singer in the pop music genre, permit was issued to publish his album in Iran. Pop music became known in Iran with Habib. Iranian singer of pop music who lived many years of his life in the United States; however, in 2009 he returned to Iran to live and work the remaining years of his life here. It was said that some officials in the administration of the former President Ahmadinedjad had given him promises to allow him to work in Iran and so he returned.
The music group “Lian” in their recent performances with music groups from other countries are trying to offer modernist renditions. This folklore music group from the city of Bushehr in southwest Iran on the Persian Gulf coast will be performing on stage on the third
The 33rd Fajr International Music Festival with the attendance by 50 Iranian and foreign music groups will begin tomorrow in Tehran. This year, the 33rd Fajr International Music Festival will have 50 music groups participating in its programs, 15 of which are from other countries. In this year’s festival like previous years, groups representing traditional Iranian music are also attending, together with fusion music groups, as well as pop music groups, the classicalists
Mohammad-Reza Darvishi is a music researcher and composer. After years of work, he will release his album entitled “Silence of the midnight sun” in February, plus a number of partiturs. Mohammad-Reza Darvishi is a familiar name in Iran’s world of music, especially in the folk genre.
“Bigmouth” by Valentijn Dhaenens, Belgian actor, is on stage at the Fajr International Theater Festival. “Bigmouth” has been written and directed by Valentijn Dhaenens, and is a solo performance by this Belgian actor.
Master Ebrahim Ghanbari-Mehr, Master Mohammad Esmaili and Ashigh Saljuq Shahbazi, three renowned personalities of Iranian music have been recognized as “Live Treasures of Humanity in the Iranian Music” in the list of conveyers of Intangible Heritage (rarities).
Mohammad Shajarian, famed Iranian composer and singer has been away from the music scene for a long time due to his illness. Homayoun Shajarian his son in an interview with Euro News reported on the health status of his father.
In the field of documentation and protection and restoration of the works and monuments of Takht-e Jamshid (the throne of Jamshid) world heritage and its cultural visage, Iran cooperates with Italian specialist restorers of historical monuments.
The 18th Dhaka Film Festival will run in Bangladesh from 12-20 January 2018. Mohsen Amir-Yusefi is the Iranian judge of the Festival in the Asian Cinema section. Thirty feature and short films from Iran will be screened here.
The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.
In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.
The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time.
Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.
One year ago today, it was on 20 January 2017 that plumes of thick smoke rose to the sky and brought the bad omen of the famous Plasco building burning in central Tehran; an old city landmark and commercial center that lived only for 53 years before going up in smoke.
The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is celebrating the works of three of its veterans, Ahmad Damud, Hushang Azadivar, and Jamshid Khanian. Their names have been printed in the Festival catalogue and the date has been set for the closing ceremony.
Artist: Constantinople Band
Genre: World music
(Persia Digest) – “Vermiculus” is performed by the Iranian-Canadian band “Constantinople”. It is a fusion piece of European music played with “Daf” percussion instrument. Percussion instruments can be combined with music from around the world.