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Khonya to perform at Vahdat Hall in Tehran

TEHRAN, May 12 (Mehr News Agency) --The Iranian traditional music group Khonya is slated to perform a concert at Tehran's Vahdat Hall with performances from May 24 to 26.

A number of pieces sung and composed by women during the Qajar era (1794-1925) are to be performed in the concert, which has been entitled "The Forgotten Tales".

The group is led by singer Pari Maleki.

Pari Maleki

Women's Theater Festival to host Japanese director

TEHRAN (Mehr News Agency) -- Japanese director Izumi Ashizawa is scheduled to travel to Iran in order to hold workshops during the 6th Women's Theater Festival, which will be held in Tehran from July 6 to 14.

The festival will be sponsored by the Tehran Municipality's Art and Culture Organization.

Niavaran to pay tribute to Ferdowsi

TEHRAN -- The Niavaran Cultural Center plans to commemorate the Persian poet Abolqasem Ferdowsi in a special program, which will be held from May 14 to 16.

The program will include music and theatrical performances based on Ferdowsi's magnum opus the Shahnameh.

Iranians annually celebrate May 15 as National Day of Ferdowsi.

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