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23 November, 2015. Agakishi Kazymov - 80

23 November, 2015

Agakishi Kazymov - 80.

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic , the Union of Theatre Workers of Azerbaijan and the Academic National Drama Theatre held an event on 23 November, 2015 in connection with the 80thanniversary of the People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Republic, professor Agakishi Kazymov.

The event was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic, the Academic National Drama Theatre, the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts, prominent artists and media representatives.

The event was opened by the chairman of the Theatre Union, People’s Artist of Azerbaijan, professor  - Azer Pasha Nematov. He congratulated Agakishi Kazimov and wished him to live in the future with the same youthful enthusiasm.

People’s Artist Haji Ismayilov, the host of the event, spoke about the life and work of Agakishi Kazymov and gave the floor to the participants of the event.

The participants of the jubilee are Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan, Adalat Veliyev, People’s Artists - Amalia Panahova, Arif Babayev, Rafig Azimov, Jannat Salimova, Maleyka Asadova, Ilham Namig Kamal, Honoured Artist - Elshan Jabrailov, actress Mehriban Abdullayeva, the rector of Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts  Farah Aliyeva, director of Azerbaijan State Theatre for Young Spectators - Mubariz Hamidov, director of Sumgayit State Drama Theatre - Islam Hasanov and chief director of the theatre - Firudin Maharramov told about creativity Agakishiyev Kazimov and expressed their best wishes to the hero of the day.

The event featured the thoughts of prominent figures - Ilyas Efendiyev, Bakhtiyar Vahabzade and Elchin Efendiyev about the works of Agakishi Kazimov, and also videos were shown that reflect the examples of the director’s work.

Agakishi Kazymov thanked the organizers and participants of the anniversary.

At the end of the event, the participants of the event were presented with booklets, calendars dedicated to Agakishi Kazimov and books belonging to the master’s pen.