Gulyanag Mamedova, famous vocal performer, People's Artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan, People's Artist of the Republic of Uzbekistan
“I am very happy that a holiday called “Tashkent International Film Festival” exists. I am proud to represent my people and my country in such a grandiose event. There have always been warm and friendly relations between Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan. Our peoples have respected and loved each other from time immemorial. I really love your hospitable people. Low bow to your President."