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Fajr International Music Festival (Persian: جشنوارهٔ موسیقی فجر‎) is Iran's most prestigious[citation needed] Music Festival founded in 1986. The festival is affiliated with UNESCO and includes national and international competition sections.

Fajr International Music Festival
GenrePop , Rock , Classic , Persian Music
Location(s)Tehran , Iran
Years active1986–present

Since its establishment, many musicians from several countries like Austria, Germany, France participated in the event. The festival have enjoyed a strong presence of Asian countries as well.[1]

The 22nd Fajr International Music Festival was held in January 2007. The annual event was attended by 1,200 domestic and foreign artists performing different pieces in various categories International and Folk Music, Classical Music and Youth and Women Music. A total of 126 performances were made during the 10-day festival.[2]


24th Festival: Dec, 2008, Tehran IranEdit

Winners of Music Composition SectionEdit

  • Nima Hamidi for String Quartet No.1 "Obur"
  • Amir-Sadeq Kanjani for "Iranian,"
  • Afarin Mansouri for "Fallen Soldier"
  • Saman Samadi for "Night Broker,"
  • Sara Lesan for "Motion Continues,"
  • Amir-Bahador Sadafian for "Mr. Winter Died."

21st FestivalEdit

Plaques of honorEdit

  • Mahmud Farahmand
  • Yusef Purya
  • Khosro Rahimian, and violist
  • Fereidun Zarrinbal
  • Yusef Ashrafi
  • Maziar Heidari
  • Shahram Tavakkoli

Golden ChangEdit

16th FestivalEdit

13st FestivalEdit

Winners of Music Composition SectionEdit

10th FestivalEdit

Plaques of honorEdit

  • Parichehr Khajeh
  • Sara Tavasoli
  • Nakisa Karimian
  • Farangis Moussavi
  • Mahsa Ghassemi

9th FestivalEdit

Golden ChangEdit

  • Sina Sarlak

8th FestivalEdit

Golden ChangEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Fajr Music Festival Live Online
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Music Composition Section". Fajr Music Festival.
  4. ^ Fajr International Music Festival

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