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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


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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YARAT presents urban multimedia project


YARAT Contemporary Art Space presented an urban multimedia project on May 18 with the support of the Baku’s Main Department of Culture. During the event, exclusive collection of artworks was showcased to the public. Viewers were able to learn a lot of new and interesting information about museum collections and …

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Turkic World Museums week kicks off

Turkic World Museums

As part of the joint cooperation between the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and the Republican Child and Youth Development Center of the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan, May 18-24, 2020, has been announced the “Week of Museums of the Turkic World”. The program aims to acquaint schoolchildren with …

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Azerbaijani carpets to be displayed in Russia


The Russian Museum of Ethnography continues to work on an exhibition dedicated to Azerbaijan`s decorative and applied arts, co-organized with Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum. The carpets were chosen as the central theme of the exposition. “The carpet in the Caucasus was a daily necessities creating a comfortable environment in the portable …

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