Buta Arts Centre to support a gifted son of Azerbaijan

Tue 22 Nov 2011 07:06 GMT | 11:06 Local Time

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Yasin Hasanov, an 11-year-old boy, who has won numerous music competitions, will represent Azerbaijan at the international music contest in Europe.

Buta Arts Centre will provide support to Yasin Hasanov, a winner of international competitions and a gifted son of Azerbaijan for his participation in the “Berliner Perle” pop-music contest. The Contest will be held in Berlin, Germany between the dates 24 – 28, November 2011. The Contest will be broadcasted on German TV.

The contest promotes young singing talents and fosters cultural relations among the countries. The contest is mostly aimed at discovering young talented singers and music bands, promoting them around the globe and facilitating cultural relations between countries. Moreover, the contest is intended to boost the professional level of singers and vocal groups.

Yasin Hasanov will represent our country in the “Pop singer” category in the age range 10-13 years. Young performers are allowed to make free choice of one song in their native language. They also should perform one world hit in the Compulsory program. The winner will be chosen by a special jury consisting of show business professionals, European pop stars and mass media representatives.

Nasib Piriev, the Director of Buta Arts Centre said on this occasion: “The centre adheres to the once taken mission of promoting and popularizing the national culture of Azerbaijan around the world, and we will keep supporting talented children of our country in future. We strongly believe that Yasin will represent Azerbaijan on a very high level, as he usually does”.

Yasin Hasanov, a gifted son of Azerbaijan, was born in Baku in 2000. He entered the Heydar Aliev Lyceum in 2006, and then was admitted to the vocal department of music school No. 12 named after Tofig Guliev.

Yasin has achieved considerable success in the sphere of music recently. That is to say, he won the Grand Prix at the International Children Competition “Childhood Celebration” in Saint Petersburg, overcoming a hundred of participants from 27 countries. He also took the Grand Prix at the International Song Contest “Earth Under White Wings” held in Belarus among 25 countries and made the Azerbaijan flag wave once again. Yasin won the Grand Prix in one category and took third place in another category at the International Song Contest “Ti Amo” in Romania. He also received a special prize and took second place at “Golden Bee” contest held in Belarus. Yasin was second at the International Contest “Slavianski Bazaar”.

About Buta Arts Centre

The Buta Arts Centre was established in 2004 to promote the arts of Azerbaijan. Nowadays, however, it collaborates with artists from around the world and takes part in major international arts and cultural events. Buta strives to celebrate Azerbaijani arts all around the world and the centre’s work in this regard has already brought about great benefits. Last year, the Buta Arts Centre celebrated its fifth year of existence with a 100-day festival of Azerbaijani arts in London.

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