Rome hosts concert dedicated to Heydar Aliyev's 88th anniversary (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 10 / Trend /
The Azerbaijani Embassy in Italy has organized a concert dedicated to the 88th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
Opening the concert with an introductory speech, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Italy Vagif Sadigov welcomed the guests and spoke about Aliyev's life and activity, and stressed that he is the founder of modern Azerbaijan, which this year celebrates the 20th anniversary of the restoration of its independence.
Sadigov stressed that as a result of Aliyev's policy, Azerbaijan has become a leading country in the South Caucasus.
Later, the Italian musicologist and opera singer Bruna Balioni acquainted the participants with Azerbaijan's music and a concert program.
Azerbaijani Honored Artist Fidan Hajiyeva performed excerpts from operas by Azerbaijani and Italian composers accompanied by Azerbaijani pianist Zulfiya Sadigova and Italian pianist Paolo Saradjino at the concert.
The concert was attended by many artists and cultural figures in Italy, as well as the representatives of government authorities, diplomatic corps and media outlets.