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- Artist Nooshin Farhid‘s Nooshin Farhid’s current show at Agency Gallery prompted us to upload an interview with her from 2008!
- Iranian pop singer Ebi returns to London soon, here him reciting poetry at the Ritz for us in this new podcast
- Art & Patronage Summit 2012 – Six Pillars made a one hour highlights of this important conference about arts and the Middle East, for your digest
Sima Bina comes to London. To win a pair of tickets, simply send in the answer to this question by the end of Thursday 24th May. Winners will be drawn from a hat and notified Friday 26th.
Q: Sima Bina is an exponent for the music of which region in Iran? Answers to firstname.lastname@example.org
Radio Shows – Mondays 13.30, Sundays 20.30
- Kouroush Yaghamaie – new release Back from the Brink
To celebrate his double album release after 19 years of silence, Monday 28th May we broadcast extracts from Yaghmaie’s writing with tracks from the new album. Repeats Sunday 3rd June 20.30
- Persian Poetry Tour – June 4th
Passionate and emotional poetry readings from the Persian Poet’s Tour, in collaboration with The Poetry Translation Centre. Recorded at the Mosaic rooms West London in May 2012, the poems are read in Persian and then English. Repeats followng Sunday.
- Donkey Kongference- June 11th
The mule, donkey have long-been a staple part of Middle Eastern and North African daily life. Interviews from the Donkey Conference held at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies on International Donkey Day, where anything from the nutritional qualities of donkey milk to donkeys in Turkish folksong and dance. Repeats following Sunday.
If you’d like to be involved or submit your music for the show, send us a friendly email.