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Farshad Sanati

Farshad Sanati is a musician, musicologist and a Santour (Iranian classical instrument) player. He obtained his master’s degree in Music, Mind and Technology from University of Jyväskylä, Finland. He founded Road Ensemble in 2015 and has had several performances, lectures and workshops all over Finland about Iranian music. He has had collaboration with different projects and bands including Lentävä Laula, Yr Awen band, An Entry to Iranian Music, Tanssiteatteri Kramppi, Desert Rain band, Kotimatka. He has been recently selected as an ambassador of living heritage in Finland for Iranaian music by the Finnish Heritage Agency.

Performing arts

Performance art


Singing Folk music Global Music Composing & music theory Music education

Special groups

Youth Aged / seniors Multicultural / diversity

Playing Santour



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