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Ali (Alexander) Rahbari Iranian composer and conductor

Ali (Alexander) Rahbari (Persian: علی رهبری‎) is an Iranian (Persian) composer and conductor, who has worked with more than 120 European orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Born in Tehran in 1948, Rahbari studied violin and composition at the Persian National … Continue reading

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Iranians participating in Earth Hour 2014 throughout Iran

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held worldwide annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from … Continue reading

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Iran Heritage Foundation’s Norouz Gala 2014 in London

Iran Heritage Foundation Invites you to celebrate The Persian New Year NOROUZ with its legendary hospitality on Saturday 22nd March 2014 at The Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London W1K 7TN Featuring Rising Star Rana Mansour Biography: Rana Mansour has performed … Continue reading

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Friday March 14th: Nowruz at the Midnight Mission in Los Angeles: “Good Thoughts, Good Words, Good Deeds”

From 3-6 pm the streets of Skid Row will be transformed into festive medley of traditional Iranian music, dance and a glittering haft sin commemorating the festival of spring. … Everyone’s efforts helped raise over $125,000 to aid the Midnight … Continue reading

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Shahrdad Rohani, Iranian violinist/pianist/conductor who played with Yanni

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahrdad_Rohani “Shahrdad Rohani(Persian: شهرداد روحانی) is an Iranian composer, violinist/pianist, and conductor…Mr. Rohani is the music director and conductor of the COTA symphony orchestra in Los Angeles. He has appeared as a guest conductor with a number of prestigious orchestras … Continue reading

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Iranian writer Mansour Koushan awarded Ossietzky medal

The 2010 Carl von Ossietzky medal, awarded annually to a writer who champions human rights and freedom of speech, has been awarded to Iranian writer and dramatist, Mansour Koushan. In the past years, he has staged several plays and founded … Continue reading

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Behruz Firuzi – Iranian cartoonist finishes first in Italian contest

The Iranian cartoonist Behruz Firuzi has won the first in the category satirical drawing at the 17th edition of the international competition Fax for Peace, Fax for Tolerance in Spilimbergo, Italy. Other Iranian cartoonists Sohrab Kheiri and Parvin Mohammadi received … Continue reading

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