TEHRAN (IFILM) -- Iranian traditional music ensemble ‘Ayeen’ is to perform traditional singing rhythms called ‘Muqam’ at the 2021 International Festival of Folklore and Traditional Culture Highlanders in Russia.
‘Ayeen’ band will represent Iran at the 4th edition of the Russian music event which is scheduled to be hosted by the Republic of Dagestan.
The group, which is from the western Iranian city of Hamedan, will travel to Dagestan with a contribution from Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO).
Mostafa Azadi-Moqrader, Mostafa Rashidi-Motlaq, Seyyed Eshaq Sadeqi, Mehrdad Varasteh-Dalir, Hossein Ahmadi Neshat, Moeen Sarevandi and Farshad Farahani-Deljou are members of the band.
The festival was launched in 2004 with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the State Russian House of Folk Art.
Dozens of artists, as soloists and in groups from around the world, will present their works during the festival, which runs until July 6.
The festival also gathers thousands of spectators, both residents of the republic and guests from other places.