Rashid Behbudov commemorated in London

On 4 July 2010 on the eve of the anniversary of the passing away of Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani renowned singer Azerbaijan House held a commemorative event to mark the occasion. Azerbaijani community members and friends of Azerbaijan attended the commemorative event.

In his opening remarks Chairman of Azerbaijan House Ali Tekin Atalar informed the participants of the singer’s biography and his artistic activities. He called Behbudov one of the great singers and public figures in the country’s history in 20th century.

Following his remarks a short presentation involving Behbudov’s songs and his biography was screened. Azerbaijani young artists such as violinist Nazrin Rashidova, pianist Ayan Salahova and others performed the singer’s well-known songs at the event.