This Week’s Radio Show – Ticket Give-Away, Kayhan Kalhor Concert, London
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This Week’s Radio Show – Ticket Give-Away, Kayhan Kalhor Concert, London

This week we sample the sounds of Kuridsh-Iranian spiked fiddle impresario Kayhan Kalhor and the rebetika of Ҫiğdem Aslan who performs at the same concert – to which we have 6 tickets to give away! As well we sample the voice and music of multi-media artist Firouz Farmanfarmaian ahead of his interview on Six Pillars. Ticket … Continue reading

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Today’s Show: November’s Iranian music gigs – free tickets!

We’ve 4 major Iranian music gigs this month in London from the Iranian diaspora. Here are several tickets and CDs up for grabs: Electronic and sonics whizz-kid Hassan K is coming over from France for two dates Nov 16th at Mosaic Rooms, Earl’s Court £7  and 17th at King and Queen, Fitzrovia, £5 (Goodge Street) … Continue reading


Pardis Orchestra Ticket Winner, 4th February

Congratulations to ticket winner Mariangela Presti who’ll be going to hear Hamid Motebassem & Salar Aghili with their Persian-Western fusion orchestra. For details of the concert click HERE For an audio sample cluck HERE Hamid Motebassem Composer and conductor Salar Aghili Vocal Soloist Arpej Khayat teymoorian Percussion Behzad Rooshan pour Santour Ramin Azimian Tar Arman … Continue reading

Discussing ‘The Colonel’ by Dowlatabadi – 5 Free Tickets
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Discussing ‘The Colonel’ by Dowlatabadi – 5 Free Tickets

Key journalists and experts on Iran gather in London on 6th September to discuss the difficulties and importance of publishing authors like Mahmoud Dowlatabadi and the role of literature at moments of revolution. This brooding, dark story, like many others, is still banned from publication in Iran, although it has been translated into English, French … Continue reading