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Farewell to Pashaei

Farewell to PashaeiFarewell to Pashaei

The funeral procession for the late singer Morteza Pashaei was held Sunday morning in front of Tehran’s Vahdat Hall with thousands of his fans gathering at the place.

Several famous figures in the fields of art, cinema, music, and sports attended the ceremony which began with a message from the minister of culture and Islamic guidance Ali Jannati and a speech by the art deputy of the ministry, FNA reported.

Pop singers Mohammad Alizadeh and Benyamin Bahadori also talked about the popular singer and recited some poems. They rendered some of Pashaei’s famous songs and were joined by the people present. Pashaei’s body was taken to Beheshte Zahra cemetery for burial in the artists section.

Pashaei, 30, was diagnosed with stomach cancer less than a year ago but remained active on the music scene despite his illness. He died in Tehran on November 14.