Autumn 2000 (8.3)
A 27-member dance troupe
consisting of teenage dancers from the Baku Choreography School
and members of the "Lokbatan" folklore ensemble participated
in several international festivals this past summer, including
performances in Toronto and Montreal, Canada, as well as North
Carolina, U.S. The Baku State Executive Board and Rafael Allahverdiyev
sponsored the tour. The troupe has also visited France, Israel,
Brazil, Scotland, Taiwan and Turkey.
At the festivals, the group from the Baku Choreography School
performs folklore dances such as: "Daghlar Gozali"
("The Beauty of the Mountains"), "Naz Eleme"
("Don't Put on Airs"), "Bayram Suitasi" ("Holiday
Suite") and "Vaghzali". The "Lokbatan"
folklore ensemble performs mughams including: "Gatar",
"Mansuriyya" and "Heyrati".
(8.3) Autumn 2000.
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