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Tuesday, 16 November 2010 09:37

Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center will be playing host to the first Songs of Championship Festival to honor traditional Iranian sports.

Cosponsored by International Zurkhaneh Sports Federation and the Niavaran Artistic Creations Foundation, the festival will open on November 24 where Iranian and foreign guests are expected to attend.

The festival has been organized with the aim of focusing increased attention on the artistic and cultural

aspects of traditional sports. Zurkhaneh is an Iranian traditional sports club. Songs of championship is a combination of songs and Iranian traditional music. Selected poetry by Ferdowsi, Hafez and Sadi are recited by the morshed accompanied with the rhythmic pulse of the tonbak during sport performances in the zurkhaneh.

Veteran morsheds (mentor) Ahmad Jazzab and Qasem Khoshheikal are due to be honored at the ceremony.

Curtsey:Mehr News


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