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Aqnazar Alovatov

Aqnazar Alovatov

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Artist Information

Vocal artist
Performance year with AKMI:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
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Country of Origin:
Tajikistan

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One of the most talented and sought-after maddoh singers in Badakhshan today, Aqnazar Alovatov, is often called upon to sing at religious celebrations and at informal religious gatherings, where maddoh performance plays a central role. Alovatov stresses that the text used in maddoh are educational and can convey important teachings about moral character, right livelihood, empathy, honesty, and courage, and thus the moral qualities of singers must be on par with their teachings.

Performances

Name Performance Year
Badakhshan Ensemble 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018