TEHRAN- Iranian vocalist Shahram Nazeri was honored for his lifetime achievements in traditional Iranian music during a meeting in Berat, Albania on Saturday.
The meeting entitled "Cultural Boundaries and Traditional Music in Albania” was organized by Albania’s Margarita Tutulani Cultural Center and Iran’s cultural attaché’s office, the Islamic Cultural Relations Organization announced on Sunday.
Nazeri could not attend the meeting, which was attended by a number of officials, cultural figures and students.
A vast array of topics on Persian literature and traditional Iranian music were also discussed.
Tirana’s Sadi Shirazi Cultural Foundation Abbas Azizi also delivered a speech about Eastern mysticism, poetry and music.
The session was enhanced by the recitation of verses by iconic Persian Persian poets such as Hafez, Sadi and Rumi.
Nazeri received France’s Chevalier des Arts et Lettres medal for his lifetime achievements in Iranian traditional music in 2011.