Baku, August 2 AZERTAC
Ancient city Gabala successfully hosts international music festival which is a great international project of Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Along with the world-known musicians young players also come on stage within 8th Gabala International Music Festival which was attended by prominent musicians, art collectives, soloists and conductors from 12 countries participate.
National music mugham is also paid great attention traditionally every year in Gabala International Music Festival known as a music holiday wherein classical pieces are performed. Local and foreign music lovers attach special importance to the open-air mugham night.
This year`s edition of the festival brings together world-renowned musicians, art ensembles, soloists and conductors from Azerbaijan and a number of foreign countries. It will also feature a piano contest.
Launched by Heydar Aliyev Foundation in 2009, Gabala International Music Festival is an annual open-air festival of classical music.