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Banned In Iran: Radio Farda To Live Stream Nowruz Music Festival From Dubai


Germany -- Ebrahim Hamedi, well known by the name Ebi is a famous Iranian singer, undated

Germany -- Ebrahim Hamedi, well known by the name Ebi is a famous Iranian singer, undated

To celebrate Nowruz (the Persian New Year, which began on March 21), RFE's Radio Farda is live streaming a special three-day concert series from Dubai. Beginning today at 1 PM EST and running through Thursday, the event will bring together a number of different Iranian musicians who are banned in their native country.

Four different acts will kick things off tonight from the 6,000-seat Aviation Tennis Club in Dubai, UAE. On the 24th, legendary Iranian singer-songwriter Ebi will perform, along with Iranian pop-singer Shadmehr Aghili.

The three-day performance schedule is as follows:

March 22: Homeira, Shahram Solati, Pooya, Michael
March 23: Sattar, Omid, Mansour, Afshin
March 24: Ebi, Shadmehr

Concert times should remain consistent from day to day (1 PM EST, 6 PM CET). The stream is available here.

Nowruz Mubarak from RFE!
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