By Laman Ismayilova
Every year, the Silk Road Music Festival brings together the
best of local and international musicians to Shaki, one of the
country's cultural and tourism centers. The Silk Road Music
Festival is traditionally held from late June to early July.
This year, the most anticipated music festival is scheduled for
July 7-9, Azernews reports, citing Trend Life.
Firangiz Alizada, the festival's artistic director, and
chairwoman of the Azerbaijan Composers' Union noted that the Silk
Road International Music Festival invariably captivates music
Unfortunately, the music festival was not held for two years.
This summer the festival comes back for its 11th edition.
Speaking at the press conference, the artistic director of the
State Song and Dance Ensemble, People's Artist Aghaverdi Pashayev,
Chief Director of the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater,
Honored Art Worker Hafiz Guliyev, Head of the Simurg Mugham
Ensemble Elnur Mikayilov, secretaries of the Composers' Union,
Honored Artists Zemfira Gafarova and Jalal Abbasov spoke about the
They stressed the festival's importance for preserving and
promoting the national heritage, bringing together peoples from
Patriotic works and a series of events dedicated to Fikrat
Amirov's centenary will take a special place at the festival.
In conclusion, all participants in the press conference were
presented with a booklet published for the festival, containing
information about upcoming concerts and performers.
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