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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • 2007

  • First Azerbaijani Knight of the Order of Smile

    2007-03-16

    Alekper Huseynov, a well-known actor and director, author of many plays and programs for young audience, was decorated on March 13, 2007 with the Order of Smile - the only award in the world granted by children. ceremony The ceremony was led by Marek Michalak, Chancellor of the Chapter of the Order of Smile, who came specially for this occasion from Poland. Mr. Huseynov has become the first Azerbaijani knight of the "sunniest of orders."

    Alekper Huseynov was born in 1961 in Baku, graduated from the Acting Faculty of the Azerbaijani Institute of Culture and Arts. He has been working in the Abdullah Shaiq Azerbaijani State Puppet Theater since 1988 and since 1992 he has been leading a TV show for children "Everyone of us is a flower." He won a number of festivals, is a representative of UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionnette) in Azerbaijan. In his country he is treated a phenomenon of today's teaching - his methods of work with children are subject of scientific research. By the minors called simply "Uncle Alekper", he does not allow any kid leave his play sad. There are numerous charity concerts and shows in orphanages to the "Uncle's" account. He seems to be a good wizard, whose goal is to make happy all the children, he encounters on his way. During jaunty plays he not only brings joy to the young but teaches them how to treat the puppets and show respect and kindness to other people. "Uncle Alekper" continues his work, although he has been warned against physical strain because of cancerous disease.


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