Within the framework of VI Uzeyir Hajibayli International Music Festival, the presentation ceremony of book exhibition and electronic database “Heritage of Uzeyir Hajibayli” was held at the National Library on September 18.
At first the participants watched 10 minute-film devoted to Uzeyir Hajibayli, the prominent composer and the founder of professional Azerbaijani music.
Opening the ceremony, the deputy director of the National Library Malakkhanum Hajiyeva welcomed the guests. She spoke about various events, concerts, exhibitions organized on the occasion of music festival which is marked across the country under the decree of the president of Azerbaijan Repiblic dated September 18,1995.
She noted that VI Uzeyir Hajibayli International Music Festival would be held in Baku on 18-28 Spetember with the organisation of Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Then, electronic database titled “ Uzeyir Hajibayli- Founder of Modern professional Azerbaijani music and national opera” was presented.
The participants got acquainted themselves with the book exhibition “Heritage of Uzeyir Hajibayli”. His works, music records, scientific studies as well as his works translated into foreign languages were displayed at the exhibition.
Prominent musicians, composers, the representatives from leading libraries and music schools- in one word, Uzeyir lovers took part in the event.