The Traditional Musical Instruments of Iran

Music is embedded into the Iranian nation. Played in restaurants, at weddings and occasionally in the street, the sweet sound of Persian music rings through the country. Iran’s history with music is long-lived. Dating back to the Elamite era, 800 BCE, the music of Iran has always been a firm form of expression. Although IranContinue reading “The Traditional Musical Instruments of Iran”

The Edinburgh Iranian Festival Returns

The Edinburgh Iranian Festival will be returning from 6–12th March 2020. The theme for this year is ‘Gender and Freedom of Movement in Iranian Society’ featuring an impressive schedule of documentaries, short and feature films. Various filmmakers will be present ready to answer any questions after the screenings. The National Museum of Scotland is alsoContinue reading “The Edinburgh Iranian Festival Returns”