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UNESCO Director General proposes sending mission to Nagorno Karabakh

UNESCO

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, received the representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Trend reports referring to the organization’s web site. Azoulay reminded the statements made by the UN Secretary-General, who had expressed his relief and welcomed the agreement on a total ceasefire and cessation of hostilities in and around the Nagorno-Karabakh …

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Cultural institutions to be restored in Shusha

Shusha

Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture has named a number of cultural institutions to be restored in Shusha city. The heart of Azerbaijan’s Karabakh region was liberated by the National Army on November 8, 2020 after 28 years. The city, which was occupied by Armenian forces on May 8, 1992 is located on the …

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International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation releases statement on condition of cultural and natural heritage in Azerbaijan`s occupied territories

International Turkic Culture

The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation has issued a statement on the condition of cultural and natural heritage in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan. The statement reads: “The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation expresses serious concern about the condition of historical monuments in and around Nagorno-Karabakh that belong …

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Guadalajara named World Book Capital 2022

World Book Capital 2022

Guadalajara (Mexico) was named World Book Capital for the year 2022 by the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, on the recommendation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee, according to the official website of the Organization. The city was selected for its comprehensive plan for policies around the book to …

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Book about Shusha published in Baku

Shusha

Shusha city has always taken a special place in Azerbaijan’s cultural life. The city, built in the middle of the 18th century was also called “the Conservatoire of the Caucasus”. The author of the book is Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Bahram Baghirzade. The book “Shusha for Kids” has been recently …

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“Karabakh is the cradle of Azerbaijani culture”: Red Monastery

Karabakh

The Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan has published an article about Red Monastery in Kalbajar district as part of the “Karabakh is the cradle of Azerbaijani culture” project. AZERTAC presents the article. “The historical monument located in Gozlu village of Kalbajar district was built in 1224. The monument complex, which belongs …

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