Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

Theatre Iran Egypt Play

Ancient Persian legends on contemporary Egyptian stage

Employing paintings, actors and a violin, a simple setting enriched with history and meaning, director Sabry Zekry presents a story of past and present in ‘In Once Upon a Time, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’ – Article published in Ahram Online by me and Soha Elsirgany Like a fairytale, we are carried into the story through […]

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Ajam band fuses Iranian folk music and urban sounds in the Spring Festival finale

Iranian-British Ajam band concert wraps-up Egypt’s Spring Festival, speaks to Ahram Online about their use of Iranian folk traditions in their more urban sound [Original article in Ahram Online] While Iran has taken over political news, causing quite a stir, globally, a group of musicians visit Beurit, then Cairo and Assiut for the Spring Festival […]