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History of Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Carpet Museum

The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum presents different schools and techniques from around the entire country, as well as covering various historical states and the development of carpet weaving. It has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. Among the exhibits are a spectacular Tabriz rug, called Ovchulug, and a …

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Khinalig – Azerbaijan`s ancient village

Khinalig, Azerbaijan

Khinalig is the ancient village in Azerbaijan. The village is located an hour drive along a new road from Guba city. Khinalig has developed its own culture and traditions, and even its own language. The village is over 5,000 years old. For centuries, this village was cut off from the …

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Exhibition of Azerbaijani photographer held in Los Angeles

Exhibition of Azerbaijani

The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles has hosted a photo exhibition of award-winning Azerbaijani photographer Etibar Jafarov. The event was attended by foreign diplomats, representatives of science and culture, journalists, as well as leaders and members of Azerbaijani, Turkish, Jewish and Iranian communities. Opening the event titled “Colors …

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Booktrailer Festival: Jury members evaluate submitted works

Booktrailer Festival

The jury of the 6th Booktrailer Festival has evaluated the works submitted. “At the moment, the Organizing Committee summarizes the results, after which the winners will be determined. The jury members voted not jointly but separately, that is, no one knew the colleagues’ ratings. All this ensures the objectivity of the results. We …

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France 24: Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan

Crude oil

The influential France 24 TV channel’s website has published an article highlighting the healing properties of Naftalan oil. Headlined “Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan”, the article underlines that the properties of the oil extracted from Azerbaijan’s north-western city of Naftalan are known since ancient times. “Many people …

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Great Caucasus Open Dance Cup wraps up in Sheki

Dance Cup wraps up in Sheki

Great Caucasus Open Dance Cup was held in Sheki. The event was co-organized by the Dance Association and the Youth Union of Azerbaijan with the support of Jam Group, Trend Life reported. The project aims at the development of modern and traditional dance art in country’s regions, as well as exchange …

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Nasimi’s ghazals sound in Vienna

Nasimi

Marvelous concert timed to the 650th anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and philosopher Imadeddin Nasimi has been held in Austria. The show featured fantastic singers who coupled with a fascinating stage set brought the listeners into the magical world of music. The concert took place at Azerbaijani Cultural Center …

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Lerik’s unique Museum of Longevity

Lerik

There is a museum in Lerik region on Azerbaijan’s southern border, a museum dedicated to centenarians, the only one of its kind. Azerbaijan enjoys natural and mysterious abundance. Every nook, every region and the splendidly rich flora and fauna intrigue all who pass through. Talysh Mountains with their unique trees, …

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