Azerbaijan, Baku, May 16 / Trend /
A week of Azerbaijani music in California ended with a concert at the Fort Mason Cultural Center in San Francisco, the Azerbaijani General Consulate in Los Angeles reported.
The audience in San Francisco applauded the ethno-jazz program group under the leadership of pianist Emil Afrasiyab and theperformance of the Azerbaijani State Dance Ensemble.
The event was held in a festive atmosphere in connection with the victory of Azerbaijan at the Eurovision-2011.
Thus, a concert dedicated to the 20th anniversary of restoring Azerbaijan's independence was also the first celebration of the country's success at the Eurovision Song Contest in the U.S..
Azerbaijani People's Artist Maestro Chingiz Sadikhov was among the spectators who had gathered from all over northern California.
The 20th anniversary of Azerbaijan's independence was marked by rich and colorful concert program in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Francisco.