January – June 2021



“Musical Heritage and Karabakh Horses on the Jidir Duzu” Musical Composition

The “Musical heritage and Karabakh horses on the Jidir Duzu” musical composition organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation was presented in Shusha on June 15.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva, and President of the Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan, First Lady Emine Erdogan viewed the musical composition.

The dances of the ballet troupe of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, the Azerbaijan State Song and Dance Ensemble named after Fikrat Amirov, the Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble, the “Mirvari” dance ensemble, students of Baku Choreography Academy, and the show of “Natig” rhythm group accompanied by a spectacular performance of Karabakh horses of the Azerbaijan Equestrian Federation introduced in the composition. Folk and composer songs from Azerbaijan and Turkiye were performed at the event.

During the event, the Karabakh horse “Zafar,” one of the oldest horse breeds and the “Kharibulbul” composition were presented to President of the Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Two Kharibulbul flowers considered the symbol of Karabakh in the “Kharibulbul” composition unite and embody the relations of the eternal friendship and brotherhood between Azerbaijan and Turkiye.

A collection of publications of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation entitled “The Cultural Heritage of Karabakh” was presented to the guests of the event organized in Shusha. The collection includes separate publications in the fields of literature, music, architecture, folk art, and carpet weaving.