Thursday, February 22, 2024

Houston Mosque Promotes Iranian Anthem

News in BriefHouston Mosque Promotes Iranian Anthem

The Islamic Education Center of Houston, Texas, is organizing a “group recitation” — sung by children as young as four — of a new Iranian anthem saluting Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei.

“The song Salam Farmande is an expression of one’s love for the Imam of our age,” says the center.

“The regime hopes that the new anthem’s catchy tune will help win over a new generation,” says Potkin Azarmehr, an Iranian activist and journalist. “To reach a broad audience, the lyrics have been translated into several languages — part of Iran’s soft power strategy to export the revolution to the countries in the region and even further…”

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