After his concert in capital Tehran, Arnalds travelled to the historic city of Shiraz in the south. Totally satisfied with his trip to Iran, he has published photos of the places he visited on his Instagram and Twitter accounts.
He has shared a photo of Persepolis with a caption reading: “Persepolis! Long time dream come true to visit this place…”
The young composer also published a photo of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, saying “Every day in this country I get completely speechless…If only the world would know.”
He has also visited Darband – a popular hiking resort near Tehran – and the Tehran Grand Bazaar describing them as the attractions of capital on his page.
At the end of his journey, the artist wrote a comment saying, “Leaving Iran with so much love in my heart.”
During the tour, he gave five concerts in Tehran last week and another one in Shiraz which were widely welcomed by the audience.
Ólafur Arnalds, born in 1986, is a BAFTA-winning multi-instrumentalist and producer from Mosfellsbær, Iceland, with many fans around the world. Arnalds mixes strings and piano with loops and beats crossing over from ambient/electronic to pop.