Date: 7 June 2017
The Iranian ensembles Hamgam and Bamdad won prizes at the Harrmonie Festival in Limburg, Germany, the organizers announced last week.
Led by daf player Salar Mortazavi, Bamdad from Mashhad received the Special Prize for Best Instrumental Group in the International Folklore competition.
Meanwhile, Hamgam from Tehran won the Special Prize for Best Performance of Arranged Traditional Music in the International Choir competition. This ensemble was conducted by Farzin Abedini.
Numerous groups from Bulgaria, England, Georgia, Greece, Ireland, Croatia, Macedonia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Peru, Turkey and several other countries participated in the festival, which was held from 25 to 28 May 2017.
Photo: Hamgam Ensemble at the Harrmonie Festival in Limburg, Germany
Source: Tehran Times