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Uzeyir Hajibeyov International Music Festival

The Uzeyir Hajibeyov International Music Festival is held in September, since 2009, in Azerbaijan.[1] Musical events are held in several cities of Azerbaijan, and the main ceremonies take place in Baku.[2]

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Uzeyir Hajibeyov International Music Festival
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HistoryEdit

Since 1995, September 18 (Uzeyir Hajibeyov's birthday) was celebrated as National Music Day in Azerbaijan.[3] Beginning in 2009, it was decided to hold the International Music Festival devoted to well-known Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov's creativity.[4]

OverviewEdit

The festival usually lasts 10 days. Events are conducted in different venues including National Art Museum of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall, Azerbaijan Opera and Ballet Theatre, International Mugham Center, Azerbaijan State Academic Music Theatre, Baku Music Academy, Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku, as well as in different regions of Azerbaijan.[4]

Musicians from other countries participate at the festival side-by-side with Azerbaijani musicians. Performances made on the basis of Uzeyir Hajibeyov's compositions[5] and scientific conferences called upon to learn Hajibeyov's creative heritage are organized besides concerts. The organizers of the festival are the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.[6]

TimelineEdit

Festival Date Year Note
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 1st International Music Festival September 2009
Uzeyir Hajibeyov-125 International Music Festival September 18-28 2010 [7]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 3rd International Music Festival September 20-30 2011 [8]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 4th International Music Festival September 19-29 2012 [9]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 5th International Music Festival September 18-28 2013 [10]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 6th International Music Festival September 18-28 2014 [11]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 7th International Music Festival September 18-28 2015 [12]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 8th International Music Festival September 18-27 2016 [13]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 9th International Music Festival September 18-26 2017 [14]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 10th International Music Festival September 18-26 2018 [15]
Uzeyir Hajibeyov 11th International Music Festival September 18-30 2019 [16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Uzeyir Hajibeyov International Music Festival". Austrian Embassy Baku.
  2. ^ "3rd Uzeyir Hajibeyli International Music Festival in Baku". APA. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12.
  3. ^ "Международный музыкальный фестиваль". zerkalo.az. Archived from the original on 2012-04-05.
  4. ^ a b "Azerbaijan celebrates Music Day by opening Uzeyir Hajibeyli Festival | Vestnik Kavkaza". vestnikkavkaza.net. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  5. ^ "Состоится Музыкальный фестиваль к 125-летию со дня рождения Узеира Гаджибекова". AZE.az. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23.
  6. ^ "В Баку пройдет III Международный музыкальный фестиваль Узеира Гаджибейли". TREND.
  7. ^ ""Üzeyir Hacıbəyli-125" Beynəlxalq musiqi festivalının təntənəli açılış mərasimi olmuşdur". www.anl.az. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  8. ^ "Üzeyir Hacıbəyli III Beynəlxalq Musiqi Festivalının təntənəli açılış mərasimi olmuşdur". Azərbaycan: 7. 20 September 2011 – via Azerbaijan National Library.
  9. ^ "Bakıda Üzeyir Hacıbəyli IV Beynəlxalq musiqi festivalının təntənəli açılış mərasimi olmuşdur". Azərbaycan: 6. 19 September 2012.
  10. ^ "Inauguration of the Uzeir Hajibeyli 5th International Music Festival". Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  11. ^ "Uzeir Hajibeyli 6th International Music Festival will be held in Baku". Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  12. ^ "Üzeyir Hacıbəyli VII Beynəlxalq Musiqi Festivalı". heydar-aliyev-foundation.org (in Azerbaijani). Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  13. ^ "Uzeir Hajibeyli 8th International Music Festival". heydar-aliyev-foundation.org. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  14. ^ "Uzeir Hajibeyli 7th International Music Festival". heydar-aliyev-foundation.org. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  15. ^ "Uzeir Hajibeyli 10th International Music Festival comes to the end". heydar-aliyev-foundation.org. Retrieved 2019-09-30.
  16. ^ "Opening of the Uzeir Hajibeyli 11th International Music Festival takes place". Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Retrieved 2019-09-30.