Friday , 28 January 2022

Culture

Rouhani Battles Religious Hardliners Over Concert Cancellations in Iran

Iranhumanrights.org – A simmering battle between the government of President Hassan Rouhani and hardline religious figures over music concerts is playing out in northeastern Iran. Most recently, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli questioned the the announced suspension of all music concerts in Khorasan Razavi Province in a letter to the Judiciary. “We cannot prejudge the intentions [of musicians] and base …

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Traditional Music genres of the Iranian World

PayvandNews – Music and songs transferred orally among various Iranian tribes and peoples is an invaluable inheritance which should be known in order to be properly preserved. Iranian local music also called regional music according to some sources include the music of micro-cultures classified under Iranian or Persian Culture. This report, is based on a book titled: General Musical Knowledge …

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This Iranian-Born Actress Is Changing the Acting World

Time.com – Boniadi conquers the big screen in the new remake of ‘Ben-Hur’ Child of the Revolution Born in Tehran in the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, ­Nazanin Boniadi was just 20 days old when her parents immigrated to London in 1980. “They were forced to flee,” she says. “My parents didn’t want to raise their daughter in a place …

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Iran’s miraculous desert glacier

BBC – Hidden in Iran’s vast central deserts lies one of the Islamic Republic’s most unexpected geographical finds. Ice cold in the desert (Credit: Credit: Ian Lloyd Neubauer) Ice cold in the desertIn the Zard-Kuh, a 4,200m-high mountain range bordering the western flank of Iran’s vast central deserts, hides one of the Islamic Republic’s most unexpected geographical finds: on the …

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“World Youth Orchestra – Sounds for Iran” project performs first concert in Tehran

PayvandNews – The World Youth Orchestra and the Tehran Symphony Orchestra performed their first joint concert in Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Wednesday August 10. Two more performances are scheduled on Thursday and Friday nights. These concerts are organized by the National Academy of St. Cecilia and the Sapienza University of Rome. Tehran – World Youth Orchestra. The “Sounds for Iran” …

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