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Iranian pop band Arian to perform in Europe and North America

TEHRAN, Jun.08 (ISNA)-The Iranian pop music band Arian and leading pop singer Benyamin Bahadori will take Iran's pop melodies to Europe and North America for a joint summer performance.

The band is to perform 9 concerts this September in U.S., Canada and Europe and then finish off with a final concert in the United Arab Emirates.

Arian Band is the first ever band consisting of both men and women singers and players in Iran and the first music group to represent Iranian pop music. Their debut album, "Gole Aftabgardoon" (The Sunflower) was released in 2000. The album had huge success in Iran. The band was recently nominated for the BBC World Music Award.

Benyamin Bahadori is an Iranian singer of Persian pop music whose 2006 album, 85, was a massive commercial success. His most famous songs include Khatereha (more commonly known as Donya), Loknat (Stutter), and Adam Ahani (more commonly known as Halam Badeh). He belongs to the new generation of Iranian pop singers.

In September 2006 Benyamin traveled to Sweden to have gigs in Tantolunden, Hornstull and Stockholm.

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