Bestcomp Group was sponsor of V International Festival of young performers Islamic world


The V international festival of young performers (under 20) of classical music among the countries of the Islamic World has opened in Baku.


The festival, which is considered the project of “Kainat” Youth Center, is organized with the support of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan, with participation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism as well as Baku Music Academy.


The competition was attended by young performers from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Indonesia etc.


In his speech, Deputy Youth and Sports Minister of Azerbaijan Intiqam Babayev stressed that the festival has become a traditional event which is being held for the fifth time.

"This project once again has shown that the music of the Islamic countries roots to ancient cultural traditions and has talented followers," said Babayev.

Later, Rahib Rasulzadeh, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Director of "Kainat" Youth Center, announced the winners.

The main prize of the festival (Grand Prix) was presented to Azerbaijani pianist Muhammad Ali Pasha-zadeh.


The winners of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places were awarded diplomas and gifts. Other participants of the competition were awarded prizes of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and Bestcomp Group.