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Zoreh Jooya

October 29, 2012

Artists, Artists - Music

The singer Zohreh Jooya was born in Mashhad in the East of Iran.  With an Afghan father and Iranian mother, she has absorbed both cultures. She originally came to Europe to study classical European music, and has now settled in Vienna.

Zohreh Jooya offers a variety of performance options:

a)    Afghan Ensemble – Traditional Afghan music and dance (see video below)

b)    Ensemble Golestan – Mystic poetry composed by Master Majid Derakhshani based on traditional Persian music

c)    East Meets West – European Classical Music with Persian Colours

d)    Crossroads Project – Afghan Jazz Fusion (listen to Soundcloud track below)

In addition to her various activities and concerts throughout the world, Zohreh Jooya also regularly performs at international festivals.  In 2010, her group was selected from 700 applications for a prestigious showcase at WOMEX.

 

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