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Iranian music to echo in Oslo for Rumi

TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (Mehr News Agency) -- A group of Iranian and Norwegian musicians is scheduled to perform a join concert in Oslo tomorrow to commemorate the Persian mystic and poet Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi.

The program, which will comprise pieces composed by Oslo-based Iranian santur player Javid Afsari-Rad, will be held at Riksscene, a Norwegian hub for traditional music and dance and Iranian vocalist Salar Aqili will sing in the performance.

Iran, Tajikistan team up for Rumi commemoration

TEHRAN -- The Iranian Cultural Office in Dushanbe has joined up with the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan to hold a commemoration for the Persian poet Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi on November 30.

Scholars from Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan have also been invited to the event.

Fuzieh Majd

Music scholar, singer to be honored in Tehran

TEHRAN -- Iranian folk music expert Fuzieh Majd and singer Rambod Sodeif are slated to be honored during a ceremony at the Iranian Artists Forum tomorrow.

The ceremony has been organized by the music section of the Iranian National Committee for ICOM (the International Council of Museums).

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