Reverence to the memory of the true son of our peopleA memorial evening and a concert program dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding statesman and writer Sharaf Rashidov was held in Jizzakh regional musical drama theater.
The ceremony was attended by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Senators and deputies, representatives of state and public organizations, writers and poets, cultural and art figures, relatives of the writer, veterans, youth, and admirers of literature attended the event.
Sharaf Rashidov was not only an outstanding statesman, but also a great master of the word, a talented translator, a connoisseur of the human soul. His social activities harmoniously combined with the creative. Sh.Rashidov headed Uzbekistan in a difficult period, selflessly worked on the path of its development, made a significant contribution to the development of our literature, spirituality with his social and creative activities. His works “Kashmir song”, “Poem of two hearts”, “Call of the heart”, in which youth, spring, beauty, kindness, love for the Motherland are sung, took a worthy place in the treasury of national literature, art films, stage productions were created based on a number of works.
At the initiative of the First President of our country Islam Karimov, justice was restored from the first years of independence, the good name of Sharaf Rashidov was justified. In 1992, his 75th anniversary was widely celebrated in our country.
In accordance with the resolution of the President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev “On celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding statesman and writer Sharaf Rashidov” of March 27, 2017, this date is celebrated with great solemnity throughout the country. The events reflect the love and appreciation of our people for the great writer, the example of his works for present generations, as well as noble qualities inherent in people of Uzbekistan.
It also found its bright reflection in the memorial evening, held in connection with the 100th anniversary of Sh.Rashidov. At the concert, the masters of arts of our country performed national melodies, songs and dances, pearls of world art were presented.
These melodies and songs strengthened the sense of love for the Motherland, the joy of life in the hearts of those present. Songs based on the words of Sharaf Rashidov “Olamda gullar yashar” (“Flowers living in the universe”), “Vatan fidoyilariga” (“To the selfless people of the Homeland”), “Dugonalar” (“Friends”), “Yor kelur” (“Sweetheart is coming”), as well as the poems of Hamid Alimjan and Zulfiya “Uzbekiston deya atalur...” (“It is called Uzbekistan”), “Yoshlik chogimda” (“In my youth”), “Kel, assalom” (“Come, hello”), folk songs, arias and compositions of the world opera art left unforgettable impressions on the audience.
The large monitor showed the stories reflecting the childhood and youth of this wise man, his parents, the life of Sharaf Rashidov, personified by the desire to exalt and develop his homeland, significant work carried out under the leadership of the President of our country in order to perpetuate the name of the outstanding statesman and writer, today’s happy life of our people.
All this shows that a person devoted to his people and the Motherland took a worthy place in the hearts of compatriots and received their respect and love.
Memorial evenings, spiritual and educational activities devoted to the 100th anniversary of the outstanding statesman and writer Sharaf Rashidov are continuing throughout our country.
Matnazar Elmurodov, UzA