February 15, 17.00, at the Tatar State Academic Theatre after G.Kamal takes place the anniversary evening of Ilham Shakirov. On this day, People’s Artist of Tatarstan turns 80 years old.
Ilham Shakirov – a true folk singer of Tatarstan, a living legend of Tatar pop music, needs no introduction … His 80-year anniversary, Ilham aga marks in the circle of the favorite audience and colleagues. The program of the evening includes songs of artists loke Hamdoona Timergalieva, Zilya Sungatullina, Rimma Ibragimova, Filyus Qahir, Georgi Ibushev, Idris Gazeev, Rezida Galimova, “Kazan Egetlyare” and many others.
Director of the anniversary evening – Ildar Khayrullin, People’s Artist of Tatarstan, Honored Artist of Russia. Moderator – Honored Artist of Tatarstan Fanis Ziganshin. Script writer – Ilgiz Zayniev, playwright and director.
Ilham Gilmutdinovich Shakirov – Born February 15, 1935 in the village of Yana Bulek of Sarmanovsky region of Tatarstan. In
1960 he graduated from the Kazan State Conservatoire on singing specialty.
People’s Artist of Tatarstan and Russia, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan named after G. Tukai (1970). In 1986 he was awarded the Order of “Friendship of Peoples.”
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan