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27 November, 2017. Tofig Guliyev - 100

27 November, 2017

Tofig Guliyev - 100.

On 27 November, 2017, with the organization of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Azerbaijan Republic, the Union of Theatre Workers and the National Conservatory, the anniversary evening “Music shining like the Sun” took place, dedicated to the 100thanniversary of the outstanding representative of Azerbaijan music, composer, People’s Artist Tofig Guliyev. Famous artists, intellectuals, the media and relatives of the composer took part in the evening held in the hall of the Union of Theatre Workers.

The host of the event, People’s Artist of the Azerbaijan Republic, State Prize laureate Haji Ismayilov, welcomed the participants and spoke about the important points of the master’s brilliant life. Fragments from a documentary film about Tofig Guliyev and a video about the composer’s work were shown on the screen. Then the rector of the National Conservatory, People’s Artist, Professor Siyavush Karimi made a speech. He spoke about the merits of Tofig Guliyev to Azerbaijani culture and the masterpieces that he presented to our national musical art.

Tofig Guliyev’s songs performed by students of the National Conservatory were greeted with applause from the audience.

At the end of the event, the Chairman of the Union of Theatre Workers, People’s Artist, Professor Azer Pasha Nematov and Tofig Guliyev’s son, the director, People’s Artist, Professor Eldar Guliyev, were given the floor. They shared the most pleasant memories of Tofig Guliyev and spoke about his high mastery qualities. Eldar Guliyev thanked the organizers and participants of the event.