Friday, November 16, 2007

Harmony

Tehran Times - Tehran, Iran
Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Asia Society honors Shahram Nazeri with Lifetime Cultural Heritage Award

Iranian vocalist Shahram Nazeri received the Lifetime Cultural Heritage Award at the Annual Dinner of the Asia Society of New York on November 6. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and a number of cultural and political figures and entrepreneurs attended the event.

In his acceptance speech, Nazeri expressed hope that music would bring all the people of the world together in harmony.

He also gave a special performance at the ceremony, accompanied by his son Hafez Nazeri and the Rumi Ensemble.

“Shahram Nazeri is a musical icon. I am delighted that he will be performing with the Rumi Ensemble this evening,” Ban Ki-moon said.

In recognition of the work Nazeri has done on the musical vocalization of the lyrics of the Iranian poet Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi, the French government presented Nazeri the Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur medal during a ceremony in Paris on September 29.

1 comment:

irving said...

Alhmadulillah! He is one of my favorites :)

Ya Haqq!

Friday, November 16, 2007

Harmony
Tehran Times - Tehran, Iran
Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Asia Society honors Shahram Nazeri with Lifetime Cultural Heritage Award

Iranian vocalist Shahram Nazeri received the Lifetime Cultural Heritage Award at the Annual Dinner of the Asia Society of New York on November 6. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and a number of cultural and political figures and entrepreneurs attended the event.

In his acceptance speech, Nazeri expressed hope that music would bring all the people of the world together in harmony.

He also gave a special performance at the ceremony, accompanied by his son Hafez Nazeri and the Rumi Ensemble.

“Shahram Nazeri is a musical icon. I am delighted that he will be performing with the Rumi Ensemble this evening,” Ban Ki-moon said.

In recognition of the work Nazeri has done on the musical vocalization of the lyrics of the Iranian poet Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi, the French government presented Nazeri the Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur medal during a ceremony in Paris on September 29.

1 comment:

irving said...

Alhmadulillah! He is one of my favorites :)

Ya Haqq!