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ICESCO Director-General to visit Azerbaijan

Dr. Salim M. AlMalik

Director-General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) Dr. Salim M. AlMalik will pay a visit to Azerbaijan to discuss joint cooperation between the organization and Azerbaijan in the educational, scientific and cultural spheres. The delegation led by Dr. AlMalik will meet with Azerbaijani officials in Baku …

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Shah pilaf

Shah pilaf

A dish worthy of a king – or perhaps simply the main course of a wedding ceremony – shah pilaf (translated as crown pilaf) is a traditional Azerbaijani meal infused with a medley of local aromas. It goes through several stages of preparation before reaching its distinctive final shape.   First, …

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Azerbaijani cuisine, Buglama

Azerbaijani cuisine

Buglama is a popular Azerbaijani and Georgian dish consisting of lamb pieces that are stewed with onions, tomatoes, peppers, a variety of spices including black pepper and bay leaves, and a small amount of liquid. The name of the dish means steamed, referring to the fact that the lamb is …

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China Daily: Azerbaijan declares 2021 as ‘Year of Nizami Ganjavi’

Year of Nizami Ganjavi

English-language China Daily newspaper has published an article headlined “Azerbaijan declares 2021 as ‘Year of Nizami Ganjavi’”. Written by AZERTAC`s special correspondent in China Shahin Jafarov, the article says: “President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to declare 2021 as a “Year of Nizami Ganjavi” in Azerbaijan. The 880th …

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ICESCO announces some programs for 2021

Salim M. AlMalik

Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) Salim M. AlMalik has announced the start of the preparations for holding an international conference on the biography of the Prophet Muhammad in cooperation with the Muslim World League (MWL) and Mohammadia League of Scholars. The conference, which …

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Nargis Book: Special issue dedicated to Karabakh

Nargis Book

On the eve of the New Year 2021, Nargis Publishing House has unveiled Nargis Book “Karabakh” – a special issue dedicated to Karabakh’s culture and history. Nargis Publishing House has released a tailor-made issue of Nargis Book for the first time in eight years. The publication intends to introduce the …

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Andrei Tarkovsky’s book published in Azerbaijani

Andrei Tarkovsky

Azerbaijan State Translation Centre has released a book “About the mysteries of filmmaking” by the renowned Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky. The book includes author’s thoughts, scientific articles, as well as speeches and interviews on cinematic excellence. The book was translated by Farhad Abdullayev and edited by Rabiga Nazimgizi. A world …

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