Concurrent with the start of Fajr International Music Festival, the “Research” section of this event will host a number of guests from Austria, Poland, and Germany. This year, Fajr International Music Festival in its research section will have four speeches and two workshops.
From a long time ago, there was a means of cultural communication between people through which many criticisms and reviews on relations between people and the powers that be, were told. The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults has
Some of the spaces in the city of Tehran have been decorated with broken tiles. To construct these mosaic designs, fragments of tiles and ceramics are used. This form of art is called mosaic painting, broken tiles, or broken mosaic, or mosaic collage.
“Little Bahman” is the name of a play that was received warmly by theater enthusiasts in Iran; next spring it is going to be performed in Vancouver and Toronto in Canada. Previously, this play had two successful renditions in Iran in 2016 and 2017.
Work songs go back a long time in Iran. A work songs festival was held here end of December, opening up a window to these old Persian songs. Presently, Massoud Nekuei is collecting and recording 385 work songs of Iran which have disappeared with the advent of technology.
The Jaipur Film Festival is currently screening the Iranian films “Sara and Ayda” by Maziar Miri and “Kupal” by Kazem Molaei. The Dhaka Film Festival is also screening a film from Iran, namely “The hot summer” directed by Ebrahim Irajzad in its Asian films category.
The Great Iranian musician and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian is 80. He has more than 70 operas, symphonies, and ballets to his name. These days, he is busy watching his old compositions during a week dedicated to “80 years of Loris Tjeknavorian”.
The opera “Pardis and Parisa” written in 1973 by Tjeknavorian, was performed for the first time after so many years, in the ceremony honoring “80 years, Loris Tjeknavorian” (Tjeknavorian also spelled Cheknavarian).
“Today’s Birds” is the title of a play that has been written based on “Manṭiq-uṭ-Ṭayr” (wisdom of the birds, logic of the birds) by Attar Nishapuri (1145-1221 AD, Persian philosopher and poet) and is going to be staged in the caravani style at the thirty sixth Fajr International Theater Festival.
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.