Fajr International Music Festival

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Fajr International Music Festival is Iran's most prestigious Music Festival founded in 1986. The festival is affiliated with UNESCO and includes national and international competition sections.

Since its establishment, many musicians from several countries like Austria, Germany, France participated in the event. The festival have enjoyed a strong presence of Asian countries as well.

The 22nd Fajr International Music Festival was held in January 2007. The annual event was attended by 1,200 domestic and foreign artists performing different pieces in various categories International and Folk Music, Classical Music and Youth and Women Music. A total of 126 performances were made during the 10-day festival. [1]

24th Festival: Dec, 2008, Tehran Iran[edit]

Winners of Music Composition Section[edit]

  • Nima Hamidi for String Quartet No.1 "Obur"
  • Amir-Sadeq Kanjani for "Iranian,"
  • Afarin Mansouri for "Fallen Soldier"
  • Saman Samadi for "Night Broker,"
  • Sara Lesan for "Motion Continues,"
  • Amir-Bahador Sadafian for "Mr. Winter Died."

21st Festival[edit]

Plaques of honor[edit]

  • Mahmud Farahmand
  • Yusef Purya
  • Khosro Rahimian, and violist
  • Fereidun Zarrinbal
  • Yusef Ashrafi
  • Maziar Heidari
  • Shahram Tavakkoli

Golden Chang[edit]

16th Festival[edit]

Plaques of honor[edit]

Golden Chang[edit]

15th Festival[edit]

Plaques of honor[edit]

9th Festival[edit]

Plaques of honor[edit]

Golden Chang[edit]

  • Sina Sarlak

8th Festival[edit]

Plaques of honor[edit]

Golden Chang[edit]

  • Bahram Osqueezadeh

See also[edit]