Layla Ramezan is one of the fonder and artistic director of Barbad Piano Prize in Iran.
Barbad International Piano Prize goal is to increase motivation for creating a healthy competitive environment for youth. In addition it would like to create an opportunity for Iranian pianists to elevate their skill level in world class international music institutions and conservatories.
First ever Barbad international piano prize has been held from 11th till 13th of January 2017 in Shiraz, Iran. This competition is sponsored by Barbad factory and Gallery.