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UNESCO official to address closing ceremony of Fajr Music Festival

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA Iran-UNESCO-Festival Executive Deputy head of the UNESCO-based International Music Council (IMC), Inar Sulbo will deliver a speech at the closing ceremony of the 22nd Fajr International Music Festival, Monday, for the first time in the history of this festival.

Joint performance by Ukraine & Shams

Joint performance by Ukraine & Shams

Managing director of Iran's Music Association and executive manager of this year's music festival, Babak Rezaei, told IRNA on Saturday that Sulbo is also the head of IMC branch office in Denmark.

Performance by Azarbaijani group

Performance by Azarbaijani group

Rezaei said that the World Music Council has been established by and works under the supervision of UNESCO to promote music all over the world.

Performance by Napal group

"In addition to his scheduled lecture, Sulbo will also confer with a number of Iranian musicians on matters of mutual interest." he added.

Performance by Ghogha band

He noted that the presence of such figures in Fajr Music Festival will prepare the ground for further introduction of major Iranian musical events to the world.

"Besides, such exchanges will raise the international level of Fajr Music Festival and will facilitate development of its position on global scene.

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