Baku hosts night of Mugam

National music instruments

A concert of mugam was held at Heydar Aliyev’s palace on Sunday, Nocember 8.

The event was attended by most prominent figures of the Azerbaijani culture. Azerbaijan’s prominent artist Azad Shukurov welcomed the audience and asked popular artist of Azerbaijan Mansum Ibrahimov, who was leading the program, to speak.

In his welcoming message, Ibrahimov thanked President Ilham Aliyev and the first lady of the country Mehriban Aliyeva for great support in mugam development.

Ibrahimov said only students will perform in the concert and promised that master khanendes (singers) will perform at the next concert.

The concert was filled with bright performances, talented singers and wonderful songs.

Young Elmaddin Ibrahimov was also among numerous mugam masters and his performance was “a sight for sore eyes”.

The culmination of the party was the performance of Tayyar Bayramov, laureate of most republican and international contests and honored artist of Azerbaijan.

He received a wave of applauds and many beautiful flowers from his fans.