By Laman Ismayilova
Mugham music has deep roots in the history of the culture of the
Renowned as the symbol of national culture, it contains seven
main modes - Rast, Shur, Segah, Shushtar, Bayaty-Shiraz, Chahargah,
In 2003, UNESCO recognized mugham as a Masterpiece of Oral and
Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Azerbaijan's mugham music has captivated the audience in
Germany, Azernews reports.
The concert took place at the Culture Center at the Azerbaijani
Embassy in Berlin.
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Germany Ramin Hasanov addressed the
The ambassador spoke about the city of Shusha and its special
place in Azerbaijan's culture and history.
The participants in the event were informed about the
large-scale restoration work carried out in the territories
liberated from the Armenian occupation including the city of
He noted that Shusha is the center of Azerbaijani culture and
music, the birthplace of many world-famous cultural figures.
Honored Artists Sahib Pashazada (tar), Togrul Asadullayev
(kamancha), Kamran Karimov (nagara), and well-known singers Gullu
Muradova and Babek Niftaliyev performed wonderful examples of
Young Azerbaijani pianist and laureate of international
competitions Narmin Najafli delighted the audience with works by
Azerbaijani and foreign composers.
The guests of the event also had a chance to take a look at
colorful paintings by young artists, and students of the Art
The exhibition 'My heart is in Karabakh' was met with great
interest among art lovers.
The event was co-organized by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Germany
and the Arts Council Azerbaijan.
Around 19 art pieces were showcased as part of the exhibition
dedicated to the Year of Shusha.
Speaking about the exhibition, the director of the Art School,
Sona Guliyeva, said that the young talents worked on the project
for several months.
In their paintings, young artists reflected Shusha city in all
The exhibition 'My Heart in Karabakh' was previously held at the
State Philharmonic Hall.
In the near future, the exhibition will be showcased in other
The event was followed by a video presentation about
Azerbaijan's culture and tourism potential.
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