The Second International Music Festival held in Gabala at the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation was officially inaugurated on July 30.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, MP Mehriban Aliyeva and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova attended the official ceremony.
The event was addressed by President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva.
Addressing the ceremony, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova highly appreciated Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva`s merits in strengthening the intercultural dialogue.
Irina Bokova presented UNESCO`s Mozart Gold Medal to Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva.