Yunnan Grand Theater in China hosted a gala concert timed to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic and the 100th jubilee of an outstanding composer Gara Garayev.
The concert was attended by the Kunming International Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Honored Artist of Azerbaijan, conductor of the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, Eyyub Guliyev, and famous soloists from Azerbaijan and Belarus, Trend Life reported.
The concert was organized with the support of the Azerbaijani Embassy in China and the Kunming College of Arts.
The official part of the event was made by the Azerbaijani Ambassador to China Akram Zeynalli. He informed audience with the legacy of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the first democratic republic in the Muslim East and spoke about the life and musical heritage of the great Azerbaijani composer Gara Garayev. It was noted that the concert of the Azerbaijani conductor and the famous Chinese symphony orchestra once again testifies to the close friendly ties between the cultural figures of the two countries.
The great symphonic works of Azerbaijan and China sounded at the concert.