Fethiye Festival of World Music will take place between 8th to the 11th May 2014 and bands are starting to sign up including a very special ensemble from Iran.

Ira, an ensemble from Iran is scheduled to give performances for three nights during the festival.

The ensemble features Yashar Etaati on kamancheh, and Anar Etaati and Arsalan Alizadeh on violoncello (pictured).

Ira has previously performed in Ukraine, Venezuela, Bolivia, Armenia and several other countries.

Various musical groups from all over the world including Italy, Britain, Morocco, Senegal, Malaysia, Indonesia and several other countries will participate in the festival.

Fethiye, Turkey is becoming a cultural centre with the city’s arts and culture helping to promote friendship, mutual respect and understanding.