May 15, 2023

A concert entitled “A Music of Eternity” is held in Rome on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev

A concert entitled “A Music of Eternity”, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev, was held in Rome, the capital of Italy.


Organized by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Italy, with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the event took place in Pietro da Cortona Hall of the Capitolini Museums.


Speaking before the concert, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Italy Rashad Aslanov talked about the rich life path and activity of our people’s national leader, the builder of independent state of Azerbaijan, eminent politician and state person Heydar Aliyev. He underscored that the National Leader has done matchless work towards ensuring the well-being of the Azerbaijani society, and that our people have always highly appreciated special merits of the National Leader, always remembering his name.


The ambassador noted that the National Leader has had matchless service towards ensuring the interests of the people and state of Azerbaijan, and that the great personality had been a state person with exclusive leadership abilities, and his political course has been successfully continued by President Ilham Aliyev. He also underscored that the year 2023 was declared the “Year of Heydar Aliyev” in the Republic of Azerbaijan by a Resolution of President Ilham Aliyev, and for this purpose, various events will be held in Italy throughout the year to convey the rich activity of the National Leader to the public.


It was underscored that in 1997, the National Leader was on an official visit to Italy in the capacity of the first president of Azerbaijan, and that the relations between Azerbaijan and Italy built at that time on strong foundations have risen to the level of strategic partnership at the moment, and Italy is number one trade partner of Azerbaijan in Europe.


At the concert, where the State String Quartet of Azerbaijan, soloist and Honoured artist of the State Academic Musical Theatre of Azerbaijan Nargiz Hajibeyli participated, works by Uzeir Hajibeyli, Fikret Amirov, Gara Garayev, Tofig Guliyev, Rauf Hajiyev, Khayyam Mirzazade, Soltan Hajibeyov and other composers of Azerbaijan were performed.