Come and celebrate Yalda, with poetry music and fine fare.
6.30 - 7.15pm Hamid Navim performs popular Iranian songs on santour in the Arab Hall
7.30 - 8.30pm Hafez hour in the studio with the wonderful ensemble Light of Music.
9.00 -10.00pm Live music in the Studio: Alamute performing songs old and new,
Roya Arab with guests including Nick Haward, Ash Koosha.
Mahdi Restaurant of Hammersmith will provide a range of Iranian delicacies.
Silk Road Books will be present with publications relating to Iran and the wider region.
Roya Arab is a musician and archaeologist, presently Honorary Research Assistant at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. Besides promoting ancient Iranian culture, Roya is currently working with young Iranian musicians to help develop and promote their talents with New Music Iran (NMI).
Doors open at 6.30pm, pre-booking recommended.
Partner: New Music Iran (NMI) and Leighton House Museum