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Iranian music concerts around the world in the honor of Rumi

TEHRAN, Oct.16 (ISNA)-On the occasion of the 800th anniversary of Rumi, Iranian musicians will perform concerts around the world.

The eminent Iranian musician Shahram Nazeri is to perform mystical music in the "Aras Night" ceremony held in Konya of Turkey.

Another Iranian musician, Davoud Azad performed a late September concert in the honor of Rumi in an old church near the English parliament in London.

In this ceremony Azad had chosen poems from Rumi that mostly concentrated on his devotion to the Shams of Tabriz.

Azad plans to take part in the 800th memorandum festival of Rumi in Turkey and also to perform a great concert tour all over Iran, next year.

Also Iran's Music House with the cooperation of Rumi's ideas and culture institution has invited all composers to compose a work dedicated to the great Iranian poet and mystic, Movlana Jalalodin Rumi.

Also the eminent Iranian music group "The Kamkars" were invited to London on the occasion of Rumi's memorandum.

"We have not yet decided if we are to take part in the ceremony or not," stated head of the Kamkars, Houshang Kamkar.

Also the Iranian national music singer, Ali Reza Ghorbani, plans to perform 5 pieces from Rumi in Spain and France concerts.

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