4th International Mugham Contest comes to end in Baku

Baku: The 4th International Mugham Contest held at the Azerbaijan National Conservatory as part of the World of Mugham 4th International Mugham Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Azerbaijan’s Union of Composers came to a close on March 17.

Two persons won the 1st, 2nd, 3rd places on solo performance, one person won 1st and 3rd places and 2 persons won the 2nd place on instrumental performance, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation told APA.

3 participants were awarded a special prize. The contest this time lacked Grand Prix.

Musicians from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Jordan, Latvia, Iran, Iraq, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China participated in the contest. Their performances were assessed by an international jury chaired by Siyavush Karimli.

The winners will be awarded at the closing of the World of Mugham 4th International Mugham Festival, followed by a gala concert with their participation.

SOURCE: Azeri-Press News Agency