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“Shah Ismayil” opera shown in Baku


Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater continues to show virtual performances in the new season. The State Opera Theater delighted spectators with Muslim Magomayev’s “Shah Ismayil” opera. “Shah Ismayil” is a mugham-opera in 6 acts and 7 scenes composed between 1915 and 1919. The ballet is based on a legend about young Shah Ismayil. The …

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Azerbaijan Composers’ Unions to hold virtual contest

Azerbaijan Composers' Union

Azerbaijan Composers’ Union has announced a virtual festival-competition for the best patriotic choral song. The music contest is based on the works for the choirs by People’s Artist Azer Dadashev. “Azerbaijan Composers’ Unions actively promoted the music pieces on a patriotic theme. This work acquired particular relevance during the Second Karabakh War when Azerbaijan achieved a brilliant victory and liberated its territories occupied by …

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Azerbaijan and ICESCO. New partnership prospects.

Azerbaijan and ICESCO

Azerbaijan and Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) have set new prospects of cooperation and mutual support. Since 1991, Azerbaijan and ICESCO have been enjoying successful partnership in education, culture and science. These relations have entered into a new stage after the awarding of the First Vice-President of  Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva as ICESCO …

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Baku Book Center announces new contest

Baku Book Center

Baku Book Center invites you to join “My Paradise Karabakh” contest. The project aims at unleashing the creative potential of children and patriotic upbringing of young generation. “President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev declared Shusha the capital of Azerbaijani culture, and 2021 – the Year of Nizami Ganjavi” in connection with the 880th …

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Khari Bulbul Music Festival revives in Shusha

Khari Bulbul Music Festival

Khari Bulbul Music Festival revives in Shusha. Wonderful music will once again  fill up every corner of the city known as the cradle of Azerbaijani music. President Ilham Aliyev instructed the Ministry of Culture to make sure that the music festival would be restored in the country’s cultural center. The international festival “Khari Bulbul” has been held since …

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