A jubilee evening dedicated to the 100th anniversary of People’s Artist Tofig Guliyev

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On November 7, 2017, a jubilee evening dedicated to the 100th anniversary of People’s Artist, State Award laureate Tofig Guliyev took place at the Heydar Aliyev Centre. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the jubilee evening.


The event was organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, following the Resolution of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev “On celebrating the 100th anniversary of Tofig Guliyev”, dated 7 February 2017.


To celebrate the composer’s jubilee, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has prepared a multimedia collection called “The heart beating with music”, dedicated to the creativity of People’s Artist Tofig Gouliyev.


Before the jubilee evening, presentation of the multimedia collection took place in the foyer of the Heydar Aliyev Centre.


The collection, compiled on the basis of private and archive materials, consists of a book-album about Tofig Guliyev’s life and creativity, four-volume note books comprised of the composer’s songs written for feature films, works for piano-forte, works for symphonic orchestra, not performed so far, and a flash card containing 212 works.


A short documentary about Tofig Guliyev’s path of life and creativity was shown.


Songs of the composer, instrumental music pieces written by him to movies, jazz music pieces, and works for a symphonic orchestra were performed at the concert programme.