According to the head of Limer Music group, Mohammad Reza Baladi, following the performance accompanied with Bushehr's ritual dances at Montignac Music Festival, Aram Khalkhali was selected as the Peace Ambassador of this festival.
Every year, the town of Montignac situated in the Vezere Valley is in charge of organizing the "International Dance and Music festival. Discovery and Friendship are the key words to define this Festival.
Artists from all over the world come to this town where Art originated... (Lascaux cave). The streets are overwhelmed with artists who unveil their cultural wealth and their extraordinary talent to the tourists. Some shows are presented in the area of Montignac (for instance Saint Leon sur Vezere).
Beyond the cultural aspect, the international music festival of Montignac is an opportunity to discover Art and some aspects of the World Culture through lectures and exhibitions offered simultaneously proceeding in the town.
Every year, about 20.000 people take part in several sections offered by the International Festival of Montignac.
It is one of the most important events of the cultural life in Perigord and over 400 music groups participated in this year's festival from all over the world.
Therefore it is indeed a great honor that Ms. Aram Khalkali from Iran has won the diploma of honor and peace prize of this prestigious international music festival.
At the closing ceremony, Ms. Khalkhali delivered the Peace Message to the other groups and as the representative of the festival expressed the international great aspiration for Peace on Earth.
Montignac festival was held from July 26 to July 31, 2016 in the town of Montignac, France.
Limer Music group has been actively performing Bushehr local music and dances inside and outside the country in the past few years and by attending important international festivals it has managed to introduce a part of Iranian folk music to the world.
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