Gabala, August 2, AZERTAC
“Gabala International Music Festival, which is an initiative of president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, is beloved by local and international music lovers. This festival has already turned into a beautiful tradition,” rector of Baku Music Academy named after Uzeyir Hajibeyli, Peoples’ Artist Farhad Badalbayli has told journalists.
“The festival is a tool for introducing the country’s music traditions to the world. This year we expect more visitors than in previous years,” Badalbayli said.
“This music festival, which features great Azerbaijani and foreign composers’ works, is indicative of the country’s multicultural values. This year top musicians, soloists, and conductors from 12 countries are attending the festival,” he added.