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4th Gara Garayev International Modern Music Festival to start

02-04-2011 | 14:18        

  

The fourth International Gara Garayev Modern Music Festival starts on April 2. A press conference has been held on this occasion at the National Library named after Mirza Fatali Akhundov. Associates of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, art figures, scientists and foreign guests attended the conference. Farah Aliyeva, Head of Art Department of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism delivered a speech at the event. She said that musical bands, performers and musicologists from 10 countries will join the 6 day festival. Providing information about the program of the festival preparations of which lasted over a year, Mrs. Aliyeva noted that the opening and closing ceremonies will be held in Azerbaijan State Philharmonic and that a scientific conference will be organized at the Museum Center. The festival taking place for the 4th time will be dedicated to modern music and will attract attention of young composers and those seeking new music styles. The events are to be arranged at Azerbaijan State Museum of Art after Rustam Mustafayev, Azerbaijan State Philharmonic, State Hall of Chamber and Organ Music, Museum Center, State Theatre of Young Viewers and International Mugham Center. The solemn closing ceremony is to take place at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic on April 8th.