International Composition Competition named after Uzeyir Hajibeyli has been announced on January 15, 2021 at the joint initiative of the National Music and the Global Culture Society and the Azerbaijan-America Music Foundation.
The purpose of the competition is to protect the works of the great Azerbaijani composer from plagiarism, to promote Uzeyir Hajibayli's music and Azerbaijani culture in the world.
According to the terms of the competition, the composition of original work is based on one or more of the 10 melodies selected from Uzeyir Bey's works and the source is emphasized in the title. Documents, printed electronic version of the work and audio recording will be accepted till July 1, 2021.
The prize fund of the competition is $ 3,500. The winners' works will be published in the United States and performed at the famous Lincoln Center in New York.
Detailed information on participation in the competition is available at https://nmgcs.co/competition-about/.