Iranian Music

The looming threat of a nuclear crisis with Iran

The first six rounds of diplomacy this spring, Malley told me, have made “real progress.” In June, he presented a nuclear package that included an end to most of Trump’s sanctions. “The collective feeling of everyone – obviously the Europeans, the Russians and the Chinese, but also the Iranian delegation …

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Government’s hostility to music in Iran “worse than in Afghanistan”

Prominent Iranian musician Hossein Alizadeh claims that the pressure on music and musicians in Iran is incomparably higher than in any other Islamic country in the world. Alizadeh made the comments after watching a concert in Tehran’s Vahdat Hall, which opened to the public after a 22-month hiatus due to …

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Private sector invests $ 25 million in Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari tourism sector

TEHRAN – Currently, 11 tourism-related projects worth 6.9 trillion rials (about $ 25 million) are being developed in the southwest of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province by private investors, the deputy said. provincial head of tourism. The projects include hotels, resorts, accommodation centers and restaurants, which are being implemented in different cities and …

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Israel Consulate Sponsors Extraordinary Iranian-Israeli Collaborative Art Exhibition

An Israeli artist and an Iranian photographer innovate by collaborating on simultaneous art exhibitions in Houston and Israel. The artwork by Houston-based Iranian photographer Ashkan Roayaee and Israeli painter Keren Farago features dancers from local Houston companies, photographed by Roayaee and portrayed as paintings by Farago. In Houston, the exhibit …

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Yalda in Iran hails the triumph of light over darkness with poetry and fruit

The longest nights of the year, corresponding to December, had a festive culture in Iranian culture. The Shab-e Yalda (Yalda Night) winter solstice festival annually brings together members of Iranian families, such as the Goodarzis, for nocturnal festivities imbued with poetry, music and fruit. They gather around the “korsi”, a …

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Saaznawaz Gharana preserves Sufiana’s musical heritage in Kashmir

Saaznawaz Gharana, a family from downtown Srinagar, protects Kashmiri Sufiana music and the eighth generation of the family remains well connected to their musical roots. Kashmir is one of the few regions in India with a distinct regional tradition of classical music as well as a rich repertoire of folk …

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Seattle Center Festál celebrates milestone with 24 cultural festivals in 2022

As the Seattle Center Festál celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2022, it ushers in a new era of hybrid events with an early return to in-person cultural festivals presented between February 12 and November 5. The unique and enduring series, which forms the basis of public programming at the Seattle …

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Two owls find a way to help Afghan people at Philadelphia airport

At the end of August, the mayor’s office and the office of immigrant affairs in Philadelphia asked the office of international affairs in Temple to issue a call for volunteer interpreters. The city needed native speakers of Dari, Urdu, Pashto and Farsi at the Philadelphia International Airport to help evacuees …

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NATION / WORLD BRIEFS: December 13, 2021 | Local news

Inflation is painfully high, but some relief can come NEW YORK – Inflation is painfully high, but we hope it’s almost as bad as it gets. Consumer prices rose 6.8% for the 12 months ending in November, a 39-year high. Many economists expect inflation to stay close to this level …

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Iranian singer Hamed Shirbeygi conquers the hearts of music lovers around the world with his growing list of hit singles in Farsi and Kurdish

Iranian-born Australian musician, poet and singer Hamed Shirbeygi wins the hearts of music lovers from all walks of life with his ever-expanding repertoire of lyrical creations. Hamed Shirbeygi continues to delight audiences around the world by recording new singles in Farsi and Kurdish. The Iranian-born musician, poet and singer has …

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