Sorvad: Mojgan Shajarian & Pejman hadadi Exclusive Interview

Singer, Setar player, and artist Mojgan  Shajarian and Master Percussionst, Pejman Hadadi are going on tour with their new ensemble: Sorvad.

We had a chance to catch up with Miss. Shajarian and Mr. Hadadi on Persianesque Magazine Radio (PEM Radio).

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Amir Nojan: Iranian Setar Virtuoso

Nojan has performed a multitude of concerts around the world as a composer, soloist, improviser, and ensemble player.

Amir Nojan’s most notable collaborations have been with famed artists such as Alim Qasimov, Shahram Nazeri, Alireza Ghorbani, Mohsen Namjoo, and Mojgan Shajarian.

Listen to our exclusive interview in Persian, on Persianesque Magazine Radio (PEM Radio).

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M.H Project: New Album SHAHNAMEH

Iranian Producer and DJ, M. H. PROJECT‘s (whose real name is Mohamad Hosein Moslemi) new album Shahnameh is one to write naameh-s (Persian: letter) about.

Full of luscious downtempo-infused beats coupled with classical Persian instruments like tar, tanbour, kamaanche, and santur, Shahnameh belongs at the top of your playlist.

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Iranian Actress: Golshifteh Farahani Stars in New Apple TV+ Sci-Fi Series, INVASION

From Academy Award-nominated and two-time Emmy Award-nominated producer Simon Kinberg (“X-Men” films, “Deadpool” films, “The Martian”) and David Weil (“Hunters”), Invasion is a sweeping, character-driven science fiction drama series that […]

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Immersive Art Exhibit: Iranian Artist Amirhossein Mahravani at Bright Festival

Bright Festival  is an Italy-based cultural event fostering and promoting digital creativity through education and entertainment activities in collaboration with the industry leading companies, universities, and artists from all over […]

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Farhang Foundation & New West Symphony Present: Global Sounds, Local Cultures – Tour of Iran

Farhang Foundation is thrilled to announce its partnership with the prestigious New West Symphony of Southern California for their upcoming “Tour of Iran” concert. Three Grammy award-winning artists will share their […]

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Documentary Film: Seaspiracy by Ali Tabrizi

Iranian-British Filmmaker Ali Tabrizi initially set out to celebrate his beloved ocean, but instead found himself investigating the harm that humans inflict upon the vulnerable seas. From plastics and fishing […]

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Photo Essay: Iranian Embassy in Washington DC

  Silent and inaccessible, the Embassy of Iran in Washington, D.C. has been closed since the fall of the Shah in 1979. In 2013 I was afforded an unprecedented and unique opportunity: […]

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Persian New Year 2021: Norooz 1400

Norooz (Persian: New day), the Persian New Year, is celebrated on the vernal equinox, down to the second, which is calculated by astronomic forecasting based on Iran Standard Time (GMT+03:30). […]

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Pandemic Warrior: Maz Jobrani on Peacock App

Original Image: Storm Santos

NBC’s new (and free!) streaming platform, Peacock is running Iranian-American comedian, Maz Jobrani’s special: “Pandemic Warrior.” “It’s great! Peacock has over 30M subscribers. So hopefully some new folks will be […]

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Iranian Environmentalist: Dr. Hormoz Asadi

Original Photo: Nazanin Kazemi Nava

Hormoz is a Persian name. Derived from the word Ormozd (330 B.C), it refers to Ahura Mazda (the highest spirit in the Zoroastrian faith), and it is my father’s name. And […]

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Women in STEM: Interview with Sepideh Nasiri of Women Of MENA In Technology

  Immigrants enrich the countries in which they live by bringing culture, a new worldview, and, as studies show, an entrepreneurial spirit. Immigrants are foundational to entrepreneurship, and are twice […]

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Iranians in Tech: Interview with Amir Zonozi of Zoomph

In the world of big tech, there’s never a shortage of Iranian names. And our latest discovery, is the de facto change maker who runs Zoomph: Amir Zonozi. As a […]

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Navá: Sounds of Iran & Ireland – Interview with Shahab Coohe

I press play and close my eyes. I’m instantly transported to a beautiful landscape of sound and texture. It feels like flying over rolling waves, through starry skies, and lush […]

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Livestream Concert: Iranian Classical Music at Roudaki Hall

The second round of online concerts of Iranian classical (Radif) music begins today! Don’t miss this 4-day concert series taking place in Tehran from December 17th-20th, 2020, which will be […]

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Persian Rug Design: Jason Seife, “A Small Spark vs a Great Forest” at Unit London

Upon completion of his solo exhibition Nucleus in 2018, Persian-speaking-Syrian-Cuban artist-du-jour Jason Seife, has been building towards his series of paintings inspired by Persian rug patterns: “A Small Spark vs A […]

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Iranian Art and Archeology: Titles, Crowns, and Divine Imagery in Ancient Iran

Freer Gallery of Art and  Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian’s  National  Museum of Asian Art,  are presenting an online lecture series highlighting new scholarship in the field of the […]

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Capital Art London: “With My Roots” Contemporary Art Exhibit

“With My Roots” is an annual exhibition held by UK-based, integrated art trade center, Capital Art London. The exhibit aims to recognize Iranian contemporary artists and introduce their artworks to […]

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Donating to Charity: Omid Foundation

With your help, Omid Foundation is now supporting 33 Farsi speaking female refugees in Greece, enabling them to find empowerment in their quest to build a new life for themselves […]

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Documentary Film: Female Voice of Iran

Since 1979, solo singing in public is forbidden for women in Iran. For several years, starting in 2015, Iranian ethnomusicologist Yalda Yazdani, and German filmmakers, Andreas Rochholl and Sebastian Leitner, […]

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