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Azerbaijani, Turkish, Russian singers perform song about mothers

My mother

Turkish singer Adil Karaca has released a music video “My mother”, filmed with participation of Azerbaijani,Turkish and Russian pop stars. The project brought together Turkish singer Alishan, Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Adalat Shukurov, pop singer Zamig Huseynov, TV presenter Afag Ganjali as well as  People’s Artist of Russia Valeria. The composition turned out to be …

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UNESCO to celebrate International Mother Language Day


International Mother Language Day is celebrated annually on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The 22nd edition of this Day is celebrated as the world faces the unprecedented disruption to education caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has exposed and is expected to add new …

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Mugham Center expands international ties

Mugham Center

Azerbaijan’s International Mugham Center is actively expanding international contacts with foreign institutions and cultural organizations. The Mugham Center has signed an agreement with Federal Directorate of Music and Festival Programs ROSCONCERT, Trend Life reported. The document was reached within the framework of cooperation between Russia and Azerbaijan in the field of culture …

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“Shah Ismayil” opera shown in Baku


Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater continues to show virtual performances in the new season. The State Opera Theater delighted spectators with Muslim Magomayev’s “Shah Ismayil” opera. “Shah Ismayil” is a mugham-opera in 6 acts and 7 scenes composed between 1915 and 1919. The ballet is based on a legend about young Shah Ismayil. The …

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Azerbaijan Composers’ Unions to hold virtual contest

Azerbaijan Composers' Union

Azerbaijan Composers’ Union has announced a virtual festival-competition for the best patriotic choral song. The music contest is based on the works for the choirs by People’s Artist Azer Dadashev. “Azerbaijan Composers’ Unions actively promoted the music pieces on a patriotic theme. This work acquired particular relevance during the Second Karabakh War when Azerbaijan achieved a brilliant victory and liberated its territories occupied by …

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