«Murager» ensemble performed a concert at the International Festival «The Silk Way»
Kazakh art at the music festival in Azerbaijan. The «Murager» ensemble performed a concert at the International Festival «The Silk Way» in ancient city of Shaki. The music band from Atyrau philharmonic society performed national compositions, Kazakh songs and they also performed with the bands from Azerbaijan and other Turkic countries. The festival was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the International Organization of Turkic Culture (Turksoy).
DYUSEN KASSEINOV, TURKSOY SECRETARY GENERAL:
- Together we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Turksoy. The festival was held by Azerbaijani traditional musical instruments ensemble and Kazakh ensemble «Murager». Musicians from Uzbekistan, Bashkortostan and Turkey performed as well. We plan to organize several cultural events in different countries, which will also be dedicated to the Turksoy’s jubilee date.
FIRANGHIZ ALI-ZADEH, CHAIRWOMAN, COMPOSERS’ UNION OF AZERBAIJAN:
- I liked that performers were dressed in their national clothes and how they introduced their folk musical instruments. We have seen national cultures of people from different geographic locations. It was spectacular.