On May 17, 2019, the third meeting of the Eurasian Academy, which head office is located in Azerbaijan, was held at the Marble Hall of Khazar University. This meeting was dedicated to conferring the membership certificates and the “Eurasian Legend” awards to newly elected members of the Academy.
The event was attended by the Administration and staff members of Khazar University, as well as “Dunya” School, prominent writers of Azerbaijan, scientists and cultural figures, members of the media, newly elected members of the Academy – Murad Kajlayev, People's Artist of the USSR and the Russian Federation, composer and conductor; Nasser Khalili, British scholar, collector and philanthropist; Ramiz Rovshan, poet and screenwriter from Azerbaijan. The newly elected member from Turkey - Celal Şengör, geologist and public figure, did not attend the meeting due to his health condition.
The event began with the demonstration of films. The films provided a wide information on the existed famous academies in the world, starting with the Ancient Greek Academy, it also narrated about five founding members - Halil Inalcik, Lutfi Zadeh, Mahmut Gazi Yaşargil, Arif Malikov and Hamlet Isakhanli, as well as later elected members - Ali Javan, Robert Hossein, Türkan Şoray, and newly elected members - Murad Kajlayev, Nasser Khalili, Ramiz Rovshan and Celal Şengör.
Further on, the ceremonial gown, prepared with the design of Nailakhanim Isayeva, the Co-founder of the “Dunya” School, Advisor to the Board of Directors and Trustees of Khazar University, and Afag Karimova, Instructor and Coordinator of Design Specialty, carpet artist, was presented to newly elected members - Murad Kajlayev, Nasser Khalili, Ramiz Rovshan. These members were also conferred with the membership diplomas and “Eurasian Legend” awards by Professor Hamlet Isakhanli, the Founder of Khazar University and Chairman of its Board of Directors and Trustees and Associate Professor, Irada Khalilova, the Rector of the University.
Murad Kajlayev, Nasser Khalili and Ramiz Rovshan expressed their gratitude for being elected to the Eurasian Academy.
Being directed by Zulfiyya Sadigova, Head of Music and Fine Arts Department, honored teacher, pianist, and orchestrated by Fakhraddin Karimov, People's Artist, University’s Chamber Orchestra performed the musical pieces of Mozart, Uzeyir Hajibeyli, Gara Garayev, Fikret Amirov and Murad Kajlayev.
Following the event, a reception in honor of the newly elected members of the Eurasian Academy was hosted at Khazar University Conference and Leisure Center. At the reception, Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Nuria Huseynova performed the folk song and Said Rustamov's works, accompanied byZulfiyya Sadigova, Head of Music and Fine Arts Department at Khazar University, pianist.
The third meeting of the Eurasian Academy was widely covered by the Azerbaijan State Information Agency - AZERTAC (https://azertag.az/xeber/Avrasiya_Akademiyasinin_3_cu_resmi_meclisi_keçirildi__YENILANIB1283969) and country’s other media.