Culture Days of Kyzylorda region were held in Azerbaijan
Culture Days of Kyzylorda region were held in Azerbaijan. The event was devoted to the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. There were musical and theatrical performances in Baku and Shaki. Kazakh singers performed Azerbaijani songs, and the artists of Bekezhanov Kazakh Drama Theater presented their vision of the comedy of Azerbaijani playwright Mirza Fatali Akhundov.
ILGARA TOSSOVA, ACTRESS, AZERBAIJAN:
- I was amazed, especially by the orchestra’s performance. Their performance of Azerbaijani music was good as well. I am an actress myself and I know that theatre industry is really well developed in Kazakhstan
The common history, culture, language allowed the Azerbaijani spectators to easily comprehend traditional Kazakh music. Artists of the Kyzylorda Philharmonic performed a folk song "Gulderaiym", and the dance "Ademi ai".
ABULFAS GARAYEV, MINISTER OF CULTURE AND TOURISM OF AZERBAIJAN:
- It is a significant event, especially because Kyzylorda wilayah is represented. I think that Kazakh culture was decently represented in the regional level. It was an amazing concert, with wonderful musicians. The audience has really appreaciated the performance of Azerbaijani and Kazakh songs.
Culture Days of Kyzylorda region were organized with the support of the Kazakh Embassy, and the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the international organization TURKSOY. It is planned to continue such cultural interaction, including with the performance of Azerbaijani artists in Kazakhstan.