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Azerbaijani poets to join Colombian poetry festival

Nigar Hasanzade and Ramiz Rovshan

Azerbaijani poets Nigar Hasanzade and Ramiz Rovshan will read out their poems at the International Poetry Festival in Colombia. The festival will bring together 191 poets from 103 countries from August 1 to October 10. Azerbaijani poets will present their poems on September 5. Each author will read out his poem in the original …

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Baku Music Academy to host online contest

Baku Music Academy

Baku Music Academy invites you to join the 1st International Online Competition of Musicians-Performers. Initiated by professor of Baku Music Academy Tarlan Seidova, the contest is timed to the 40th anniversary of the Specialized Secondary Music School-Studio. According to the rules, the contest participants will show their best in three music genres: academic, folk and jazz music. The …

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Zhara Music Festival postponed until next year

Zhara Music Festival

Zhara Music Festival has been postponed until next year. The long-awaited event was expected to take place in Baku from July 29 to August 2, bringing together 300 celebrities. However, the festival`s organizer Emin Agalarov announced that the dates had changed from the dates originally scheduled amid coronavirus pandemic. The list of celebrities will …

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UNESCO holds 209th session

UNESCO

The 209th session of the UNESCO Executive Board has been held in a virtual format. Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to UNESCO, Ambassador Anar Karimov addressed the session. He touched upon Azerbaijan’s contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The session featured an exchange of views on the impact of …

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State Musical Theatre to join international conference

State Musical Theatr

European International Theatre Conference will host ETC International Theatre Conference  online on June 10-12. The conference is expected to bring together theater figures from Azerbaijan, Austria, Croatia, Poland, Slovenia, etc. At conference, Azerbaijan will be represented by the State Academic Musical Theatre, Azertag reported. The ETC International Theatre Conference in Graz …

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Mugham Center to hold virtual concerts

Mugham Center

For more than four years, International Mugham Center has been successfully holding evenings of mugham music. The project aims at  promoting of Azerbaijan’s traditional music. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, evenings of mugham music will be presented in a new format. Music lovers have a chance to enjoy a series of magnificent …

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Azerbaijan joins Opera Europa spring conference

Opera Europa

Opera Europa spring conference has been successfully held. The conference brought together 193 members of the association. The conference focused on topics essential to the continued health of opera companies, where sharing and common actions may deliver benefits. The chief conductor and music director of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, Honored Artist Ayyub …

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