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Indonesian media highlights Azerbaijan`s religious tourism

Indonesia and Azerbaijan

The Indonesian Antara News Agency, Republika newspaper, Merahputih news portal have published articles about Azerbaijan`s religious tourism. The articles highlight the country`s geographical location, history, culture and religion. The articles stress that the first Democratic Republic in the East was established in Azerbaijan in 1918. The articles feature information about …

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Amazing mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan

mud volcanoe

Azerbaijan can claim to be the site of almost half of the world`s mud volcanoes, with estimates putting that figure of 50 percent still at a lowly 400 or so. These are concentrated around the mineral rich coastline of the Caspian Sea, an arid desert like place, only accessible by …

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Birth of Azerbaijani opera music

opera music

Being a country where the east integrates with the west always made Azerbaijani culture unique. Thus, the culture reflects modernism of the west and traditionalism of the east at the same time. As the crucial part of it, Azerbaijani music was also affected by these influences. Besides amazing folk music, …

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Nasimi Festival becomes member of European Festivals Association

Nasimi Festival

Last year, the festival dedicated to the legendary Azerbaijani poet Seyyid Imadeddin Nasimi was successfully held in Azerbaijan. The project was implemented on an international scale with the participation of world-famous singers, philosophers, scientists, who write about spirituality in modern society, as well as professionals, amateurs in this field and young people. …

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Azerbaijan joins international ATM 2019 tourism fair in UAE

ATM 2019 tourism fair in UAE

An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2019) tourism fair in Dubai, the UAE. Azerbaijan Airlines and Heydar Aliyev International Airport are among participants of the four-day tourism fair. Representatives of the Association of Football Federation of Azerbaijan (AFFA) are also attending the exhibition in …

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Ali and Nino” screened in Turkey

Ali and Nino

“Ali and Nino”, filmed with the support of the Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva, has been screened in Turkey. Many officials, including ambassadors, science and culture figures, etc. participated in the event co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Turkey and SOCAR, Azertag reported. …

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Baku to host first American Film Festival

American Film Festival

In cooperation with the Park Cinema, the United States Embassy in Azerbaijan will sponsor the first American Film Festival in Baku. All films will be shown at the Park Cinema Flame Towers on May 1-5, 2019 and will showcase the Power of the Human Spirit. Five remarkable and diverse films …

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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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