Famed Persian musicians to perform in AlUla event

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Saudi Gazette report

ALULA — A two-night event celebrating Persian music is scheduled at AlUla as part of the ongoing Winter at Tantora Festival.

Seven influential and renowned Persian musicians — legendary Iranian pop-singer Shahram Shabpareh, classic songstress Leila Forouhar, Ebrahim Hamedi, Sasy, Shadmehr Aghili, Andy and platinum-selling singer and producer Arash Labaf — will entertain the crowds at the historical and cultural site’s Maraya Concert Hall on March 5 and 6.

The event, “Persian Night — Music Without Borders” forms part of Saudi Arabia’s focus on establishing the Winter at Tantora Festival as a hub for cultural exchange and dialogue as well as the sharing of diverse artistic traditions.

Over the past 12 weeks, the festival has presented a variety of cultural, entertainment and artistic activities that bring together eastern and western cultures.

In addition to concerts, several other events have been taking place, including cooking under the stars with chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants, the Fursan horse race and the AlUla balloon festival.

"Night of Persian Music" will be covered by some of the most significant international, Arab and Persian media, as well as many social media outlets, for all countries and lovers of Persian music.

The Maraya Concert Hall, the largest theater constructed with mirrors in the world, represents a modern architectural masterpiece and can accommodate about 500 guests and provides a high-quality sound system.


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