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Cultural Event: “Remembering Ostad Shajarian on Yalda Night!”

December 20, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke University and the Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina for a special virtual celebration of Yalda Night, an Iranian celebration of the longest night of the year. This event will feature live Persian music honoring Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, an Iranian vocalist and master of Persian traditional music. He is widely considered as one of the greatest Iranian artists of all time. The event will feature: Professor Omid Safi, Professor Ghadamali Sarami, Professor Bahram Osqueezadeh, Hossein Behroozinia, Majid Derakhshaani, Saeed Farajpouri, Jane Lewisohn, Mitra Khorsandi, and Mazda Shahani.

This event will be conducted in Farsi and some in English. Free and Open to the Public.

Online on Zoom:

Meeting ID: 95827839719

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association of Iranians and Duke University and the Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina. Cosponsored by Yaad Academy, Southern California; South bay Persian Heritage Foundation; Duke University Middle East Studies Center; Duke Islamic Studies Center; Duke University Graduate and Professional Student Council; UNC-Chapel Hill Persian Studies Program, and the Duke University Persian Student Association.

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