TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) -- Veteran Iranian composer Shahin Farhat will begin the recording of his Ferdowsi symphony at the National Philharmonic of Ukraine starting June 22.


His 14th composition, it will be performed in four movements with the dramatic and reflective central theme repeated throughout the symphony.


The first movement is dedicated to Ferdowsi himself, while the following three movements are about Shahnameh’s characters, including Esfandiar, Sohrab and Simorgh.



Iranian animations to go on screen at Paris Cinema Festival


TEHRAN – Iranian animations will go on screen at the Paris Cinema International Film Festival.


Farshid Shafiei’s “Pedestrain,” Mahin Javaherian’s “It is Raining Cats and Dogs,” Hadi Yaqinlu’s “The Red Pencil, the Black Crew” and “Dear Friend, Delicious Guy,” Alireza Chitaii’s “Dream,” Farkhondeh Torabi’s “Rooted in the Sky” and Fatemeh Gudarzi’s “Flying Grandma” will go on screen at the gala.


The 7th edition of the festival will be held from July 2nd to 14th, 2009.





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