The Iranian folk music group Homayoun will present several famous traditional Persian music pieces at a performance in Hanoi this week.

The five member group play a variety of instruments including the tar (Persian long-neck, waisted string instrument), the kamancheh (Persian bowed string instrument), the tanbur (pear-shaped, long-necked string instrument), the tonbak (Persian goblet drum), the daf (Persian frame drum), and the santur (Iranian dulcimer).

Founded in 1994, the group has performed in Germany , the Netherlands and France. The group will hold their debut concert in Hanoi at 8 pm on September 25 at the Hanoi Opera House.

They will also perform at the Hanoi University of Social Sciences and Humanities, 336 Nguyen Trai Road , at 4.30 pm on September 26; and the Vietnam National Academy of Music, 77 Hao Nam Street, at 8 pm on September 27.

While the debut concert is by invitation only, the two following shows are open free to the public.-VNA