Iranian woman musician shines in Europe
The new Schiller album called “Morgenstund” which is fusion music recorded with Iranian musicians was released internationally in March this year. They have now started their tour in which Yalda Abbasi, Iranian woman musician, also plays the dotar.
Centenarian dotar player surprises audience in Tehran
A centenarian dotar player astonished the audience with his performance on the last night of the 5th Ayeneh-Dar Regional and Ritual Music Festival.
Iran set to register dotar in Unesco
Iran has been compiling files to register a number of its musical instruments with Unesco over the past year as intangible cultural heritages. It has finally decided to send the file for the “dotar” to this international organization. Two other countries may share the registration with Iran.
Khorasan music week honors dotar musician
Khorasan music week will begin in Tehran tomorrow, honoring dotar player Osman Mohammad-Parast. Khorasan music week celebrates the folk music of Iran and promotes young musicians of the genre. It will run from 5-9 March 2018, sponsored by the Institute of Iranian Arts and Culture. Five music bands will be performing at the event being held in Ferdowsi Hall os the Humanities Forum.