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Iran's rep for Oscar race to compete in Palm Springs festival

TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (Mehr News Agency) -- The Iranian war-related drama "M for Mother" will be competing in the Palm Springs International Film Festival, which is to be held from January 3 to 14, 2008.

Directed by Rasul Mollaqolipur, the film represents Iranian cinema in the Best Foreign Language Films category at the 80th Annual Academy Awards.

Street theater to be performed during Ten-Day Dawn

TEHRAN -- Thirty street theater plays will be staged during the Ten-Day Dawn celebration, which is held annually from February 1 to 11 in commemoration of the anniversary of the victory of Iran's Islamic Revolution of 1979. 


Street plays on the theme of the Islamic Revolution will be performed in all of the country's 30 provinces during the Ten-Day Dawn celebration.



Hamsaz to perform concerts during Fajr festival


TEHRAN -- The Hamsaz band will give concerts in the non-competitive section of the 23rd Fajr International Music Festival, which will be held in Tehran from December 21 to 29.


The band, which is led by Masud Shoari, will give performances on December 25 and 26.



Piano recitals to liven up Niavaran


TEHRAN -- Musician Hushang Khayyam will perform piano recitals at the Niavaran Cultural Center on December 19 and 20.


He plans to perform his own compositions and pieces by veteran composer Hossein Alizadeh, including "Turkmen" and "Riot", during the shows.

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