Baku, December 16, AZERTAC
"Full collection of musical works" of outstanding Azerbaijani composer, People`s Artist, holder of State and Heydar Aliyev awards, full member of ANAS, professor Arif Malikov has been presented at Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall named after Muslim Magomayev.
Vice president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the presentation.
Participants of the event first viewed an exhibition of Arif Malikov`s books in the foyer of the Philharmonic Hall.
In his remarks at the ceremony, minister of culture and tourism Abulfas Gayarev highlighted Arif Malikov`s contribution to the development of Azerbaijani music.
President of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Akif Alizade said the outstanding composer`s works have been performed in more than 80 countries.
The ceremony featured a concert where Arif Malikov`s works were played.