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9/19/07

The first festival of Farhad's Prize to be held in 2008

By Mandana Javidinejad

 

The art-cultural association of Farhad will hold its first annual festival under the title of Farhad’s Prize”.

 

CHN Foreign Desk- “Yahya Shariatnia” lawyer of the late “Farhad Mehrad” explains:

We submitted our request for the permission of this festival several months ago to the music division of Ministry of culture. Last week we finally gained the permission.

 

 

The festival consists of three separate divisions of composing; poem writing, and vocal and each division will be judged by 5 poets and composers, 5 press commentators, and 3 music publishers. There is also a special part in which the audience will play the role of juries. The juries in each division will prize three top performers.

 


Farhad's grave in Paris


According to “Shariatnia” the administrative process of this festival is in progress and hopefully they will be able to hold the festival according to schedules.

 

The subjects of the festival are appeared bellow:

  1. Poems which invade the social problems and issues.
  2. Poems with meaning in relation with achieving humanistic values.
  3. Those which are related to freedom and peace.

Deadlines and instructions for submitting the works will be announced in near future.

 

Related Web Site:  Farhad Mehrad - Wikipedia

 

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