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Sahib Pashazade

Azerbaijan

He is a laureate of a number of Republic and International Competitions: “Green Leave 1996” Republic Radio Competition – 1st place; “Sadiqcan-150” I Republic Competition, 3rd place; 7th Republican Competition, 1st place; "Mugam-98" contest, 3rd place; 1st Republican Contest named after Ahsan Dadashova, 1st place; 1st place at the International Festival held in Mazandaran city, Islamic Republic of Iran under the slogan of "Music of the Caspian countries"; and participated in the ceremony of presentation of the International Mugam Day within the framework of the International Niagara Chamber Music Festival held in Niagara, Canada. The trio directed by him was awarded "Birch leaf" Grand Prix;

For the first time in the music history, as a soloist, he was awarded a special title "Tar Paganini" and "Birch leaf" Grand Prix;

        Furthermore, he participated in various festivals such as International Festival of Mystical Music and "Khidir Ilyas etkinleri" festivals in Turkey; "Music of the Peoples of the Caucasus" Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia; "Shashu" International festival in Astana city, Kazakhstan; also awarded the prize "Gizil Jeng" at the International Fajr Festival held in the Islamic Republic of Iran twice (2004, 2005);

Besides, Sahib Pashazade performed in several concerts as a soloist and accompanist at "Caspian Sea - Friendship Sea" festival held in Aktau city, Kazakhstan and awarded the 2nd place - Silver Medal; a solo concert program in Turkey accompanied by the State Symphonic Orchestra of Bursa city under the leadership of People’s Artist Rauf Abdullayev; as a soloist at "JATA" World Tourism Exhibition held in Tokyo city, Japan; on the Days of Azerbaijan Culture held in Berlin, Germany; in Belarus, Moldova, Gagauzia and in Ukraine; as a soloist at the concerts held in Mexico City (Mexico City) in connection with the 90th anniversary of the Republic Day - May 28 and the 85th anniversary of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev; in the 125th anniversary of the famous scientist Mir Jalal Pashayev within the framework of UNESCO in Paris; in the opening ceremony of the Azerbaijan section in "Vienna City Library" in Vienna city, Austria; at the "Eastern Concert" under the direction of V. Fedoseyev and together with B.S.O. in Moscow; in the opening ceremony of "Association of Azerbaijanis of Latin America" ​​in Mexico city, Mexico; in AMOR event in Moscow; with a wide concert program within the framework of the action connected with Karabakh held in Berlin, Germany also in Oslo, Norway;

Sahib Pashazade also participated in tours around the world and decently represented the Azerbaijan Mugam and music in more than 40 countries of the world, such as Morocco, China, Lithuania, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Japan, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Greece, etc.

Since 2011, he has been awarded the honorary title of Honored Artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan.